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Week 6 Examining Strategies Elliott uses role playing to teach the children a lesson in discrimination. Prior to the exercise the children had no idea what a dominant or minority group was about. Elliott intentionally placed in the minds of the children the idea of dominant and minority group to obtain negative reactions. In week 4 lecture we learned voice, appearance, attitude, and behaviors serve as triggers to ethnocentric responses to differences (DeVry University, 2014). Elliott also uses physical appearance to trigger a negative reaction from the children. With the adults it was a combination of appearance and attitude from the blue eyed group that triggered negative responses perceived by the brown eyed group. When the children and adults are in the dominant group

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