Chapter 12 Prejudice causes and cures

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social psych 


 
  
Created Dec 1, 2011
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prejudice affects 
 
everyone 
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what can leave us vulnerable to prejudice 
 
Nationality, gender, sexual preference, religion, age, and even profession or hobbies
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prejudice is an __ 
 
attitude 
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attitudes are made up of three components 
 
ØAn affective or emotional component, representing the type of emotion linked with...
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ØRefers to the general attitude structure and its affective (emotional)...
 
prejudice 
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prejudice can involve __ or ___ effect 
 
- positive- negative 

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Øusually the term refers to a hostile or negative attitude toward a distinguishable...
 
prejudice
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Øa generalization about a group of people, in which identical characteristics are assigned...
 
- stereotype 
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Øbehavioural component of prejudice and includes an unjustified, negative, or harmful...
 
discrimination 
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ØAccording 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...
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Øthe tendency in humans to evaluate in-group members more positively than out-group members.
 
- in group bias 
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the in-group bias is __ 
 
pervasive 
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what does it mean that the in-group biad is pervasize
 
people show this bias even under the most minimal conditions 
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complete strangers are formed into groups using the most trivial criteria imaginable ...
 
- minimal groups 
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Those who shared the same ‘meaningless label’ liked... 
 
the members of their own group better (even if they didn't interact with one another) 
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ØWhy do we show the in-group bias?
 
-ØBelonging to a group gives us a social identityØHaving a social identity contributes to feelings...
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what does it mean that Belonging to a group gives us a social identity
 
Those who identify with a group will be more likely to discriminate against an out-group. ...
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what does it mean that Having a social identity contributes to feelings of self-esteem.
 
When self-esteem is threatened, people are more likely to denigrate the out-group members...
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Øthe perception that those in the out-group are more similar (homogeneous) to each other...
 
out group homogeneity 
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In order to explain how stereotypical beliefs affect cognitive processing, give two-step...
 
first  the automatic process then the controlled process ...
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which the stereotypes are automatically triggered
 
automatic process 
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Øwhich the person decides whether or not to accept the stereotype.
 
controlled process 
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IMPLICATIONS OF SOCIAL CATEGORIZATION FOR REDUCING PREJUDICE
 
ØChange people’s perceptions of “us” vs. “them” ØPromote a common...
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behavioral component 
 
- discrimination 
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affective component 
 
prejudice 
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cognitive component 
 
stereotype 


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