Lecture 19 - Perception, Stereotypes And Stigma

Lecture 19 Perception Stereotypes And Stigma

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Unformatted text preview: y the complex process of perception. Communication Implications: Communication Implications: Preconceptions Preconceptions of interactive identity Behavioral Behavioral norms, needs, etc. 5 2 1 0 2 / 9 / 0 1 Stereotype Threat Definition: Definition: Awareness Awareness of stereotypes about one’s group and mindfulness about performing in ways that confirm such stereotypes Communication Implication: Communication Implication: How How we interact with others Above Above and below threshold of consciousness Confirmation Bias Definition: Definition: Looking Looking for behaviors or examples that confirm our stereotypes, while ignoring examples that challenge our stereotype. Communication Implications: Communication Implications: How How we process the behaviors of others Ex: Ex: women crying 6 2 1 0 2 / 9 / 0 1 Social Stigma Definition: Definition: Prejudice, discounting, discrediting and discrimination directed at Prejudice, people belonging to devalued social groups and the individuals, groups and communities with which they are associated. Communication implications: Communication implications: Who Who do you chose to...
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2014 for the course COM 225 taught by Professor Desryaud during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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