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Psych Discussion Social Influence 11/18/10 2. diff forms of prejudice 3. reducing prejudice stereotypes (cognitive) --> prejudice (affective) --> discrimination (behavioral) stereotype: generalization about typical characteristics. shared belief or expectation about group (good/bad,true/untrue) how easily do groups form? - mere categorization: arbitrary division of ppl into an ingroup and outgroup - minimal group paradigm: research method in which participants randomly divided into groups based on arbitrary (trivial characteristics) Stereotypes so readily created - schemas/ heuristics -news stories, tv shows, marketing campaigns Origins: realistic conflict theory -realistic conflict theory: prejudice from intergroup (btwn) conflicts over: -resources: concrete/abstract forms of prejudice -overt racism: explicit (open) prejudice. less common due to societal sanctions -aversive racism: openly support equality, but hidden prejudice and discrimination
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