MotivationalSources

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Motivational sources o Frustration aggression Scapegoating- tendency for people to displace aggression onto disliked, visible and relatively powerless groups Pain/frustration evoke hostility, if cause is intimidating or unknown we can redirect our hostility Displaced aggression onto scapegoats Positive correlation between difficult financial times and hate crimes Need for control- Just-world theory= slight tendency to believe that the world is just so people get what they deserve and deserve what they get People don’t want to think fate dependant on chance o Social identity theory The part of our answer to “who am I?” that comes from our group memberships We categorize Ourselves and others into groups In-groups vs out-groups: sort world into groups we belong to vs. don’t Us separate from them Treat those in in-group special way, tolerate unfair treatment for those in out group Spontaneously categorize, schemas, automatic prejudice, in-group
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