Category Archives: Group cognition

The development of implicit intergroup cognition

Challenging the view that implicit social cognition emerges from protracted social learning, research now suggests that intergroup preferences are present at adult-like levels in early childhood. Specifically, the pattern of developmental emergence of implicit attitudes is characterized by (i) rapidly … Continue reading

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Thinking in Groups

Is cognition an exclusive property of the individual or can groups have a mind of their own? We explore this question from the perspective of complex adaptive systems. One of the principal insights from this line of work is that … Continue reading

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Recognizing Group Cognition

In this paper, we approach the idea of group cognition from the perspective of the ‘‘extended mind’’ thesis, as a special case of the more general claim that systems larger than the individual human, but containing that human, are capable … Continue reading

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