RLR(Anderson_Kilduff) - LSU Introductory Psychology...

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LSU Introductory Psychology Learning Requirement Article Option Anderson, C., & Kilduff, G.J. (2009). The pursuit of status in social groups. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 18 , 295-298. Name: Lacey Leverette Date: September 8, 2010 INSTRUCTIONS: This is not a group assignment, all answers should reflect your work as an individual. Answer each question in your own words to the best of your ability. DO NOT simply copy your answers from the article as this is considered plagiarism. Be sure to read each question carefully and to answer them as directly as possible. Each question can be answered in one to four sentences. 1. (a) Explain the functionalist perspective of status differences. (b) What two individual characteristics tend to be valued in groups? (a) The functionalist perspective of status differences is that the individual’s status in the hierarchy relies on stereotypical opinions composed by a group of people, which serves multiple functions for the members of the group. (b) The two individual characteristics that tend to be valued in groups are the possession
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RLR(Anderson_Kilduff) - LSU Introductory Psychology...

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