IA4... - Chapter 6 discusses four types of perceptual distortions stereotyping halo effects selective perception and projection Define each of these and

IA4... - Chapter 6 discusses four types of perceptual...

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Chapter 6 discusses four types of perceptual distortions: stereotyping, halo effects, selective perception, and projection. Define each of these and provide an example. This assignment is due by midnight Sunday and will be graded based on depth and clarity. Four types of perceptual distortions Stereotyping, Stereotypes is not to be mistaken with prejudice because both are not same but just as prejudice, stereotypes are grounded on prior assumptions or preoccupied beliefs. It’s a belief shared commonly in public or some community. This is sometimes drawing conclusions even without knowing them. Some famous stereotypes of community, racial, gender and sexual are always present in the world. Jehovah’s Witness don’t believe Jesus Christ. [A stereotype: But the fact is they believe] Blacks are good at sports [A stereotype: the fact is true but anybody who masters also will be good is t he truth] Man is smarter than woman.

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