Chapter 11 Homework

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Chapter 11 Homework - Ami McCarthy - PSY101-012 - Dr Helen Burroughs 1 1. Muzafer Sherif - American social psychologist who is best known for his “Robbers Cave” experiment to study prejudice, conflict resolution, and group processes. 2. Prejudice - A negative attitude toward people who belong to a specific social group. 3. Blaming the Victim - Tendency to blame an innocent victim of misfortune for having somehow caused the problem for not taking steps to avoid it. 4. In-Group - The social group to which one belongs 5. Discrimination - When prejudice is displayed behaviorally, it is called this. 6. Just World Hypothesis - The assumption that the world is fair and that therefore people get what they deserve and deserve what they get. On a separate sheet of paper summarize: The Robber’s Cave Experiment - Muzafer Sherif and his colleagues pretended to be camp counselors at Robbers Cave State Park in OK. They observed two groups’ (names the Eagles and Rattlers) behavior under carefully orchestrated conditions (tests)s. The
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