Lecture 26 � Antisocial Relations

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Lecture 26 1 Lecture 26 Antisocial Relations Josh Wede Psych 100 Social Psychology Studies how we can influence one another But also how we relate to others Sometimes good Sometimes bad Prejudice Simply called, “prejudgment,” An unjustifiable (usually negative) attitude toward a group and its members often of different cultural, ethnic or gender groups. Components of Prejudice Beliefs (stereotypes) Emotions (hostility, envy, fear) Predisposition to act (to discriminate) How Prejudiced are People? Over the duration of time many prejudices against interracial marriage, gender, homosexuality, minorities have waned. Americans today express much less racial and gender prejudice, but prejudices still exist. Race New Jersey Turnpike study Black Americans were 15% of the speeders But 35% of the drivers being stopped IAT test Nine out of 10 white respondents were slow at responding to words like “peace” or “paradise” when they saw a black individual’s photo compared to a white individual (Hugenberg & Bodenhausen, 2003).
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Lecture 26 2 Gender About 100,000,000 women are missing in the world (severe shortfall of female births). There is a preference for male children in China
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