Hypocognition and the Invisibility of Social Privilege

Advances in Group Processes

ISBN: 978-1-80043-233-8, eISBN: 978-1-80043-232-1

ISSN: 0882-6145

Publication date: 20 October 2020

Abstract

Social Implications – These classic measures of cognitive expertise about social privilege predict social attitude differences between social groups, specifically whether people perceive the existence of social privilege as well as believe discrimination still exists in contemporary society. Hypocognition of social privilege also carries implications for informal interventions (e.g., acting “colorblind”) that are popularly discussed.

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Wu, K. and Dunning, D. (2020), "Hypocognition and the Invisibility of Social Privilege", Thye, S.R. and Lawler, E.J. (Ed.) Advances in Group Processes (Advances in Group Processes, Vol. 37), Emerald Publishing Limited, pp. 1-23. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0882-614520200000037001

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