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Exploring the pathways between transformative group experiences and identity fusion

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A growing body of evidence suggests that two distinct forms of group alignment are possible: identification and fusion (the former asserts that group and personal identity are distinct, while the latter asserts group and personal identities are functionally equivalent and mutually reinforcing). Among highly fused individuals, group identity taps directly into personal agency and so any attack on the group is perceived as a personal attack and motivates a willingness to fight and possibly even...

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Peer reviewed

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10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01172

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University of Oxford
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SSD
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SAME
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University of Oxford
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SSD
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
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Author
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0000-0001-6935-6724
Publisher:
Frontiers Media Publisher's website
Journal:
Frontiers in Psychology Journal website
Volume:
11
Article number:
1172
Publication date:
2020-06-03
Acceptance date:
2020-05-06
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EISSN:
1664-1078
Language:
English
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1103970
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pubs:1103970
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2020-05-11

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