PSYC12H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Normative Social Influence, Authoritarian Personality, Ingroups And Outgroups

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Psyc12 - lecture 1 - a brief history of the psychology of prejudice. 2015 study black people are most likely to be killed by police. 3 x more likely to be killed by police than white ppl. 30% of black victims were unarmed in 2015 compared to 19% of white victims: e. g. 2016 study analyzed suspects" booking photographs for phenotypical signs of whiteness to test the hypothesis: the whiter one appears, the more the suspect will be protected from police force . Findings police used less force with highly stereotypical white; this protective e ect was stronger than the e ect for non-whites: explicit racism --> declined. Implicit prejudice > widespread: commonplace/every kinds of subtle, it"s extremely detrimental consequences. To certain extent, overt prejudice seems to be declining in north america. Is it ok to discriminate in home sales: e. g.

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