Burden of Proof Examples

Burden of Proof Examples - The Burden of Proof Process The...

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Unformatted text preview: The Burden of Proof Process The perpetuation of stereotyping-The Burden of Proof The process of stereotyping can be described in a 4 step process similar to that of labeling (but what is the difference?) Burden of Proof Process If a Diffuse Status Characteristic differentiates participants, it is activated (noticed) If the DSC is activated, it shapes expectations of self and others The expectations of self and other shape their behavior Behavior (specifically who has action opportunities, action rates, influence and and compliance) matches the expectations Experimental Evidence of Stereotyping There are many investigations of the burden of proof process Recent examples of experimental investigations of the burden of proof regarding sex category include Foschi, 1996 (double standards in the evaluation of men and women) Foschi, Lai and Sigerson, 1994 (double standards in the assessment of job applicants) Sell 1997 (double standards in the evaluation of men and women for cooperation) Experimental Evidence of Stereotyping Research by Claude Steele and associates about race and the burden of proof process : Stereotype threat Example of this research: African American students randomly assigned to 2 conditions: SAT test taken just for practice vs. SAT test taken so that your scores will be compared to White students Stereotype threat research Which group of students did better? Why do you make this prediction? What does such research tell you about the nature of the burden of proof process? Other evidence of Burden of Proof Goar and Sell (2005) Black and White college women interacting in a task group Baseline condition: instructions that group...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course PSYC 205 taught by Professor Sell during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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