Stereotypes, prejudice

Stereotypes, - Stereotypes Prejudice and Dis Psychology 210 Dr Akiyama Fall 2008 Prejudice and Intergroup Relations • Discrimination – Unequal

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Unformatted text preview: Stereotypes, Prejudice, and Dis Psychology 210 Dr. Akiyama Fall 2008 Prejudice and Intergroup Relations • Discrimination – Unequal treatment based on group membership • Stereotype – Beliefs that associate groups with traits • Prejudice – Negative feelings toward an individual based solely on his/her group membership Perceiving Groups: Three Reactions How do Stereotypes form? Automatic versus Controlled Thinking Stroop Test I need a Volunteer… Ready??? As fast as you can, say the colors that you see… Ready??? As fast as you can, say the colors that you see… Ready??? As fast as you can, say the colors that you see… Why slower on the third task? Elements of Automatic Thinking • Intention – not guided by intention • Control – not subject to deliberate control • Effort – no effort required • Efficiency – highly efficient Prejudice and Intergroup Relations • Categorization – Natural human tendency to group objects • Social categorization – Sorting...
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This note was uploaded on 01/28/2012 for the course PSYCH 210 taught by Professor Akiyama during the Fall '08 term at Diablo Valley College.

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Stereotypes, - Stereotypes Prejudice and Dis Psychology 210 Dr Akiyama Fall 2008 Prejudice and Intergroup Relations • Discrimination – Unequal

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