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PSYC 2310
Saba Safdar

PrejudiceDiscrimination Paths to Discrimination Discrimination the behavior that is directed at another group or individual based on their group membershipPrejudice the affect associated with another groupStereotype the belief associated with human cognition it is automatic Definition Prejudice is a negative attitude toward a socially defined group and toward any person perceived to be a member of that group oIntergroup phenomena oA negative orientationit is negative and it is bad and therefore it is unfair an attitude and negative evaluation Controversy in Prejudice Literature Survey studies oRely on verbal reportProblematic interpersonal management presenting your belief in a more positive light you are less likely to express your prejudice ideologyoThe reliance on these methodsPrejudice is declining Covert measure studies oRely on nonverbal and indirect measure oEither in a field or experimental setting oImplicit Association Testwe tend to associate positive words much faster with white
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