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Study Guide Psychology 280 Exam 4 Lecture Material 1. Films: You are responsible for all information presented in the films shown during class time. 2. Definitions: A, B, C’s instrumental aggression prejudice hostile aggression discrimination narcissism stereotypes self-esteem stereotype threat weapons effect personal stereotype reciprocity norm consensual stereotype social responsibility norm categorization bystander effect within category homogeneity diffusion of responsibility accentuation of intercategory difference direct help outgroup homogeneity effect indirect help subtyping audience inhibition effect self-fulfilling prophecy stress positive self-fulfilling prophecy major stressful events negative self-fulfilling prophecy everyday hassles ingroup potential stressor outgroup instrumental support intergroup relations informational support minimal group appraisal support superordinate goal emotional support aggression 3. Processes: Stereotypes favorableness and (in)accuracy. Why have social psychologists traditionally been more interested in studying consensual stereotypes over personal stereotypes? How are stereotypes formed? What are the implications of the labeled lines study (Tajfel & Wilkes, 1963) with respect to people’s perceptions of real social groups? What causes the outgroup homogeneity effect? How are stereotypes maintained? According to the cognitive miser perspective, what is the function of stereotypes? Steps of a (a) self-fulfilling prophecy, (b) positive self-fulfilling prophecy, (c) negative self-fulfilling prophecy. Be able to concisely define a self-fulfilling prophecy, positive self-fulfilling prophecy, and negative self-fulfilling prophecy. According to realistic group conflict theory, what is the cause of prejudice? According to the minimal groups paradigm, what is the cause of prejudice? Stages of the Robber’s cave study.
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2008 for the course PSYCH 280 taught by Professor Madon during the Spring '07 term at Iowa State.

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