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Lecture 12

PSYCH 1X03 Lecture 12: PSYCH 1X03 November 19


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYCH 1X03
Professor
Michelle Cadieux
Lecture
12

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PSYCH 1X03
Monday November 19, 2018
Forming Impressions
Disposition
Nothing is wrong
Example: Child screaming in store
Situational
There’s a reason behind the action
Example: A loved one might’ve passed on
Stereotypes
Thought and beliefs
Prejudice
Thoughts lead to emotions
Discrimination
Emotion leads to behaviour
Not always in the best way in which we can control
Prototypes help with events
Example: First date bringing flowers
Example: A lecture hall you have an impression of how you should behave
(respectful)
In-group
Example: McMaster offer better programs
Positive characteristics towards them
Less likely to hurt you
More likely to be helpful
Out-group
Example: Western party too much
Negative characteristics towards them
All the same
More likely to hurt you
More likely to be dangerous
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