PSYC12H3 Lecture : Chapter 10

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Three main ways we categorize another person upon perceiving them is : gender, race, age. Attitudes toward overweight persons: in the past being overweight was regarded as a symbol of wealth, privilege, and high status, today there is more open display of prejudice towards the overweight. additional studies have shown parents are less likely to give financial help to overweight college students (particularly female) parents have also shown to discriminate against their own children: strongest for politically conservative parents who are more likely to endorse anti overweight attitudes, stigmatized conditions that are seen as uncontrollable tend to evoke sympathy and compassion. perceivers evaluated a male target who stat beside an overweight person more negatively. land lords would not rent to an obese person (5 / 11) Attitudes toward lesbians and gay men: attitudes of heterosexuals toward lesbian / gays depend on the gender of the respondent of their evaluation (kite and whitley, 1996)

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