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The influence of group context, task prototypincality, and two components of individuality on the interpersonal upward comparison process
two components of individuality
interpersonal upward comparison
group prototypicality of the task
Through 4 studies, the influences of group context, task prototypicality, and two components of individuality on the interpersonal upward comparison process was examined. Study 1 showed that interpersonal upward comparison with ingroup member (vs. outgroup member) and on the task area with high ingroup (vs. outgroup) prototypicality gives higher threat to individuals' self-evaluation. In study 2, reliability and validity of the scale of two components of individuality Japanese version were confirmed. Study 3 showed that for people who are high in both differentiation and independence dimensions of individuality, threat from the upward comparison with the ingroup member was low. Finally, study 4 demonstrated that the effect of two components of individuality on aversive influence of the upward comparison does not relect the effects of self-esteem which has high correlation with th independence dimension of individuality.
広島大学総合科学部紀要. IV, 理系編