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what can leave us vulnerable to prejudice
Nationality, gender, sexual
preference, religion, age, and even profession or hobbies
prejudice is an __
attitudes are made up of three components
ØAn affective or emotional component,
representing the type of emotion linked with...
ØRefers to the general attitude structure and its
prejudice can involve __ or ___ effect
- positive- negative
Øusually the term refers to a hostile or
negative attitude toward a distinguishable...
generalization about a group of people, in which identical characteristics are
component of prejudice and includes an unjustified, negative, or harmful...
to social identity theory, other people are seen as belonging:
Øeither to our group (known as in-group)
Øor to a different group (known as...
tendency in humans to evaluate in-group members more positively than out-group
- in group bias
the in-group bias is __
what does it mean that the in-group biad is pervasize
show this bias even under the most minimal conditions
strangers are formed into groups using the most trivial criteria imaginable ...
- minimal groups
who shared the same ‘meaningless label’ liked...
the members of their own group better (even if they didn't interact with one another)
do we show the in-group bias?
-ØBelonging to a group gives us a social
identityØHaving a social identity contributes to
what does it mean that Belonging to a group gives us a social identity
who identify with a group will be more likely to discriminate against an
what does it mean that Having a social identity contributes to feelings of self-esteem.
self-esteem is threatened, people are more likely to denigrate the out-group
perception that those in the out-group are more similar (homogeneous) to each
out group homogeneity
order to explain how stereotypical beliefs affect cognitive processing, give two-step...
then the controlled process
the stereotypes are automatically triggered
Øwhich the person decides whether or not
to accept the stereotype.
IMPLICATIONS OF SOCIAL CATEGORIZATION FOR
people’s perceptions of “us” vs. “them”
ØPromote a common...