Riger Fall 2007 CP_ Prep Work Ch 5

Riger Fall 2007 CP_ - 4 Mark Twain said “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority it’s time to pause and reflect.” Explain what

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PSCH 231: Ch. 5 Prep Work Student Name: _____________________________________ 1. Define diversity in your own words and list two ways that diversity among college students might be taken into account in the classroom. 2. Explain why it is important to ensure that disenfranchised groups are represented in psychology. 3. Historically, psychology (including community psychology) has been dominated by white males. Give two examples of how this has influenced the field of psychology.
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Unformatted text preview: 4. Mark Twain said, “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it’s time to pause and reflect.” Explain what Twain’s statement might mean to psychologists. 5. Explain the shortcomings of the Social Identity Grid and the inadequacies of dualisms. 6. Describe Sherif’s Robber’s Cave experiment and what it taught psychologists about reducing intergroup conflict....
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2008 for the course PSCH 231 taught by Professor Ponce-rodas during the Fall '08 term at Ill. Chicago.

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