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Lecture 24

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYA02H3
Professor
John Bassili
Semester
Winter

Description
Psychology II Lecture 24 -prejudice is a negative attitude toward a group of people -it is an attitude, not behaviour -behaviour would be considered as discrimination Stereotype -Katz and Braly conducted an experiment of stereotype in Princeton University -students were asked to check the appropriate adjectives that describe the cultural group -a consent and agreement about the characteristics of each cultural group -a change in American perspective about the Japan after the sudden Pearl Harbour attack -thought Japanese was treacherous Are stereotype accurate? -stereotype is pretty accurate overall -pinpoint characteristics of group -but inaccuracy in superiority, no one group is higher than the other group -ex. immigrants are less educated or less
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