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1. Timothy went to UT and is a Longhorn through and through. He has been asked to serve as the presiding judge on a case where money from a large estate should go to UT or Texas A&M. Timothy assures everyone that he can be completely impartial. According to social identity theory, Timothy will likely rule that the money should go to: a. UT because he socially identifies money with his identity, which is lined to UT b. Texas A&M because of the reactance effect, whereby people make decisions against their self-interest in order to appear impartial c. UT because of the power of in-group favoritism d. Texas A&M because he socially identifies money as “dirty” which he associates with Texas A&M e. both UT and A&M equally because he is impartial 2. Is the idea of implicit racism consistent with Freud’s work? a. No, because implicit racism was not a problem during the Victorian era when Freud was building his theories b. Yes, because implicit racism reveals people’s basic insecurities about the unknown c. No, because implicit racism suggests that people know exactly where their feelings come from and why d. Yes, because implicit racism is a feeling or idea that is outside conscious awareness e. Yes and no. Yes, in the sense that Freud was later discovered to be highly prejudiced against Jews and No, in the sense that his views were more explicit than
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2010 for the course PSY 301 taught by Professor Pennebaker during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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