The role of honor in intrapersonal, interpersonal, and intergroup processes

Uskul, Ayse, Cross, Susan E and Günsoy, Ceren (2023) The role of honor in intrapersonal, interpersonal, and intergroup processes. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 17 (1). e12719 1-13. ISSN 1751-9004

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In this article, we review research in psychology and other related social science fields that has adopted an honor framework to examine intrapersonal, interpersonal, and intergroup processes taking a culture-comparative or individual differences approach. In the sections below, we will first review research on the role of honor in interpersonal processes focusing primarily on interpersonal aggression including in close relationships, non-aggressive ways of responding to threats (e.g., forgiveness), and reciprocity. Next, we move onto reviewing research on the role of honor in intrapersonal processes, specifically in the domains of emotional responses to honor-threatening situations, mental, and physical health. Finally, we review research emerging from social and political psychology and political science that have utilized the honor framework to understand and explain group processes and intergroup relations at different level of analyses (e.g., social groups, nations). Given the limited space that we have, we cannot provide a comprehensive review of the relevant literature; our goal was therefore primarily to emphasize major and emerging areas of For Peer Review research on honor and provide food for thought for future steps. We finish by highlighting that honor’s role in psychological processes can take various forms depending on individuals’ cultural background, the features of the situation, and individual difference factors such as level of honor endorsement.

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Schools and Departments: School of Psychology > Psychology
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Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2022 09:30
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