Module 57-58

Module 57-58 - rooted in animals(monkeys the brain has a...

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Psychology 101 Module 57: Antisocial Relations Prejudices, discrimination and stereotypes In-group - the circle that defines “us” in-group bias= favoring one’s own group Out-group - the circle that defines “them” Scapegoat Theory - the theory that prejudice offers an outlet for anger by providing someone to blame Prejudices arise from categorization of people; vivid cases highlight our minds and make us remember more information Just-World Phenomenon - the tendency of people to believe the world is just and that people get what they deserve and deserve what they get what is taught to children Aggression comes out of prejudices etc…
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Unformatted text preview: rooted in animals (monkeys) the brain has a neural center that facilitates aggression given that it is provoked (all of which are affected by hormones, alcohol, etc…) Frustration-Aggression Principle- frustration creates anger, which may generate aggression in the presence of a cue of some sort (a gun) Aggression may be taught as a rewarding response in certain societies/cultures **behaving aggressively nearly equals the correlation between smoking and lung cancer* Module 58: Prosocial Relations Mere-exposure effect- repeated exposure to a novel stimuli increases liking of them...
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This test prep was uploaded on 09/18/2007 for the course PSYCH 1101 taught by Professor Maas, j during the Fall '06 term at Cornell.

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