Soc 102 Unit 5 Notes - Soc 102 Unit 5 Notes Define Race A...

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Soc 102 Unit 5 NotesDefine- Race - A social category based on decentDefine Discrimination - behaving differently towards people with some characteristics comparedto othersDefine Prejudice - negative attitudes based on characteristics such as race, gender, age, or sexual orientationT or F: Our unconscious racial biases control our behavior - FalsePeople who were assigned to a black partner tended to ignore the partner's opinions, they stuck with their own opinion ______% of the time. - 68% of the timeThose who were given information that the black partner was very competent stick with their own opinion only _____% of the time. - 58% of the timePeople were most likely to follow the partner's suggestion if they thought the partner was white. T or F? - TrueAccording to status researchers, people believe racial stereotypes and those beliefs cannot be changed. - False

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