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Social Psychology-Prejudice (Lectures 6&7)

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYA02H3
Professor
John Bassili
Semester
Winter

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Chapter 15: Social Psychology Mar. 142011 Prejudice: Negative attitude towards a distinguishable group - Discrimination: harmful negative behaviour towards members of a group Stereotypes: beliefs about members of a group o Stereotypes change over time o Accuracy: assume that stereotypes are inaccurate Some characteristics about stereotypes relate to known research in terms of groups of people and show some accuracy Seen as unacceptable to accept stereotypes There are many misconceptions about minoritiessuperiority of some groups over another Causes of Prejudice o Learning from prejudiced models (ex: in society) o Competi
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