In: Studia Psychologica, vol. 63, no. 3
Rok, strany: 2021, 279 - 290
identity fusion, quarantine, rituals, collective applause, social norms, COVID-19
Several initiatives are arising to counterbalance the consequences of psychical distance, motivated by COVID-19, by reinforcing social ties. In this project, we focus on analyzing the relationships between participating in collective applause (i.e., a collective ritual), reinforcement of collective/relational ties, identity fusion, and compliance with quarantine norms. We carried out a study during the COVID-19 quarantine (N = 568) with people who were legally obliged to stay home. Our results indicate that participating in collective rituals relates to collective and relational ties with in-group members. This, in turn, is associated with the strength of identity fusion and the perception that other in-group members comply with quarantine norms. Thus, under the influence of a common fate that invariably threatens the lives of a large part of the population, participating in collective rituals positively relates to an increase in the sense of belonging and common identity.
Lobato, R., Sainz, M. 2021. Collective Rituals in Times of the COVID-19 Quarantine: The Relationship between Collective Applause and Identity Fusion. In Studia Psychologica, vol. 63, no.3, pp. 279-290. 0039-3320. DOI: https://doi.org/10.31577/sp.2021.03.827
Lobato, R., Sainz, M. (2021). Collective Rituals in Times of the COVID-19 Quarantine: The Relationship between Collective Applause and Identity Fusion. Studia Psychologica, 63(3), 279-290. 0039-3320. DOI: https://doi.org/10.31577/sp.2021.03.827
Vydavateľ: Institute of Experimental Psychology, Centre of Social and Psychological Sciences, Slovak Academy of Sciences
Publikované: 24. 9. 2021