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Lecture 6

PSYC12H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Hate Crime, Black Doll, Stroop Effect


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYC12H3
Professor
Michael Inzlicht
Lecture
6

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Lecture 6: Experiencing Prejudice 1:
What it’s like to be a target?
Debate over race, social experiment
Ask which doll the black children preferred: the Black or the White one?
The Blak kids piked the White doll oer the Blak oe. They’re asked hih doll
resembles them the most Black doll, says that Black one looks bad.
Suggests that there might be differences that people who are stigmatized in how they
view themselves Self-hatred.
Study very important to generate discussion on desegregation in America.
Change of Perspective:
Two straight men went to bar to kill this man named Mathew Sheppard who is gay.
Hate crime, targeted because he was gay.
Last week in Kansas, some gunman shot 2 Indian men and a white bystander at a bar,
told them to get out of the country.
Let’s look at the target’s point of ie:
Up util o, disussed pereier’s poit of ie.
How did these stereotypes emerge? Did they observe these from the bottom up?
Why are these maintained?
What is different about these homosexuals from the majority that made them more
likely to be prejudiced?
How has prejudice changed over time?
How did victims of prejudice cope?
There are two sides to every story.
Stigma:
Definition: possessing a trait or characteristic that is devalued by society
o Whether it be housing, justice, employment
o Discriminated against
Abominations of body
o Excessive sweating, cleft palate
Blemishes of character
o Mental illness
Tribal markers
o Garments like hijab that make your cultural identity visible.
A Model of Stigma Reactions:
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