Assuring a sense of growth: A cognitive strategy to weaken the effect of ostracism on aggression

Kai Tak POON, Zhansheng CHEN

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Abstract

This research shows that ostracized people who are primed with the beliefs that ostracism can aid their growth and development no longer behave aggressively. These findings highlight the significance of post-ostracism cognitive processes in influencing various behavioral responses of ostracism and other interpersonal maltreatments.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - May 2015

Citation

Poon, K.-T., & Chen, Z. (2015, May). Assuring a sense of growth: A cognitive strategy to weaken the effect of ostracism on aggression. Paper presented at The 27th APS Annual Convention (Annual Convention of the Association of Psychological Science), New York Marriott Marquis, New York, NY, USA.

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