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Shook & Fazio, 2008: Pairing African American with White roommates decreased roommate relationship satisfaction but reduced racial prejudices among college freshmen

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Shook, N. J., & Fazio, R. H. (2008). Interracial roommate relationships: An experimental field test of the contact hypothesis. Psychological Science, 19(7), 717-723.
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Summary:

White first-year college students randomly assigned an African American (versus White) roommate reported less satisfaction with their roommate relationship but showed reductions in automatic racial prejudice and intergroup anxiety over the first academic term of college.

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What is the Person Trying to Understand?

Other People and Groups

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Changing beliefs about social groups and group conflict

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Need

What Desired Meaning is At Stake?

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Walton & Wilson, 2018