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thPSYC 215April 5 2012 Stereotypes Prejudice and DiscriminationDefining important termsStereotypesbeliefs that associate a whole group of people with certain traitsPrejudicenegative feelings about others because of their connection to a social groupDiscriminationnegative behaviours directed against persons because of their membership in a particular group Stereotypescategory judgements you bring to certain group o Men areaggressive o Women aresweeto How you finish sentence represents your stereotype of that group o Different countries different linguistic groups The worst meeting imaginable o Organized by Italians cooking by British Entertainment by GermansSTs are belief about the personal attributes of people who belong to certain group of people o Overgeneralized o Inaccurate o Resistant to new information Deep down we hold ST or prejudice in high stress situation language towards the person who you hid your ST of will appearHeadlines o Make links between certain groups and certain actions o Ex someone frompsychiatric hospital sexually abuses young girlNegative attitude towards mental illness therefore this is logical to us o Ex man with igh cholesterol sexually abuses young girlNo association in our stereotypesGroup membershipIndividuals randomly assigned to Group A or BAsked to rate members of the other group and of their own group o You REALLY know nothing about any of themOther group is rated more negatively just because they are NOT your groupHow Stereotypes Form Ingroups vs OutgroupsStrong tendency to divide people into ingroups and outgroupsConsequences exaggerate differences between ingroups and other outgroupso Outgroup homogeneity effectsee people in your group as having wide range of characteristics but other groups are generally all the sameo Perceivers assume that there is a great similarity among members of outgroups than among members of ones own group o Why seen as homogenous
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