TABLE 2

Aversive Impact Index and Manipulation Check Scores

VariableIncluded
(n = 19)Ostracized
(n = 19)
AII: Negative items*17.2 ± 7.030.2 ± 9.8
AII: Positive items*31.2 ± 6.722.4 ± 7.5
MC: Feelings of being excluded*1.5 ± 0.93.8 ± 1.4
MC: Feelings of being ignored*1.3 ± 0.74.0 ± 1.3
  • Data are presented as the means ± SD. AII, Aversive Impact Index scores; MC, manipulation check scores.

  • * Significant difference between the included and ostracized conditions (P < .002).