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Unformatted text preview: Stereotyping Primacy effect: forming an opinion about people based on first impressions Recency effect: forming opinion based on most recent info. received about people Halo effect: allowing someone’s performance in one dimension to unduly influence our evaluation of their performance on other dimensions Contrast effect: perceptions biased by comparison of one individual’s traits to those of other individuals False consensus: assuming that others posses beliefs and characteristics similar to our own o Improving inaccuracies: Understand these errors can occur Work to prevent them from happening Understand and acknowledge our own biases by becoming more self aware Gather info. from others...
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