Com 275 social cognitive theory

Com 275 social cognitive theory - Clarks 4 stages of...

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1) Non-recognition 2) Ridicule 3) Regulation 4) Respect Truth about Minority reps : Blacks are over represented while other minorities are underrepresented. Stereotypes: standardized mental image of a group that represents an oversimplification. 3 Characteristics of stereotypes : 1) Useful generations 2) Not inherently evil 3) Can be dangerous Methods to describe minority characterizations 1) Counting characters of various races 2) Assessing characters significance 3) Assessing similarities, differences, and interactions between different races. Social Cognitive Theory: Social cognitive theory: provides a framework that allows us to analyze the human cognitions that produce certain behaviors. Social learning theory: explains behavior by examining how cognitive, behavioral, and environmental factors interact. Albert Bandura Triadic reciprocal causation: Thoughts/ behavior are determined by 3 factors: 1) behavior 2) environmental factors or events. 3) Personal characteristics such as cognitive and
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course COM 275 taught by Professor Sherry during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.

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