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PSYA02H3
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John Bassili

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Psych lecture 24
PREJUDICE
Prejudice- a negative attitude towards a distinguishable group
oNot behavior (discrimination)
Discrimination- harmful negative behavior towards members of a group
Stereotype- beliefs about a members of a group
oTend to be shared beliefs
oKatz and Braly studied stereotypes
Japanese- intelligent, hard working, progressive
Chinese- superstitious, sly, conservative
Italians- artistic, impulsive, passionate
British- sportsmanlike, intelligent, conventional
Blacks- superstitious, lazy, happy-go-lucky
oAre stereotypes accurate?
Yes- research comparing stereotypes with known statistics about
groups has shown stereotypes to be relatively accurate
No- there is many misconceptions about minorities. Immigrants are
thought to be less educated than native Canadians, but this is false.
Stats Can data shows that they are better educated (and in better
health!)
Natives/ immigrants are usually more educated than people
living here
Healthier than us too
What causes negative attitudes towards groups?
oLearning from prejudice varied- grow up in prejudiced society
oCompetition for scarce resources (jobs, health care)- bad economic times
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Psych lecture 24 PREJUDICE Prejudice- a negative attitude towards a distinguishable group o Not behavior (discrimination) Discrimination- harmful negative behavior towards members of a group Stereotype- beliefs about a members of a group o Tend to be shared beliefs o Katz and Braly studied stereotypes Japanese- intelligent, hard working, progressive Chinese- superstitious, sly, conservative Italians- artistic, impulsive, passionate British- sportsmanlike, intelligent, conventional Blacks- superstitious, lazy, happy-go-lucky o Are stereotypes accurate? Yes- research comparing stereotypes with known statistics abou
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