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Vol. 19, 26 October 2023

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Unveiling Implicit Ingroup Bias among Chinese Students Pursuing Higher Education Abroad

Zineng Yuan * 1
1 The University of British Columbia

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Lecture Notes in Education Psychology and Public Media, Vol. 19, 146-151
Published 26 October 2023. © 26 October 2023 The Author(s). Published by EWA Publishing
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Citation Zineng Yuan. Unveiling Implicit Ingroup Bias among Chinese Students Pursuing Higher Education Abroad. LNEP (2023) Vol. 19: 146-151. DOI: 10.54254/2753-7048/19/20231411.


This paper examines the role of ingroup bias in the social segregation experienced by Chinese International Students in North America. It proposes a novel approach to utilizing ingroup bias as a framework for analyzing this issue. The experiment uses a regular class setting to measure stress and anxiety levels during self-introductions, varying the ratio of Chinese-to-non-Chinese students (25%, 50%, and 100%). Anticipated outcomes include one optimal result and two alternative results, considering multiple contributing factors. Importantly, this paper offers a fresh perspective on the issue through the lens of ingroup bias and challenges the prevailing macro-perspective in its study.


ingroup bias, Chinese international students, social segregation, culture


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