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Lecture 6

Lecture 6

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Michael Inzlicht

Psychology of Prejudice Lecture 6Intergroup Relationsgoing from individual to the groupthe way groups interact with each how they think about each otherWhy do we form groupsSocial identity theoryWhen you identify with a group your sense of self connects with the groupThe ingroup becomes part of the selfOur self esteem and social identity become tightly connected to the degree that we assign our traits to our ingroup and adopt the groups traits to our ourselvesThe part of the self that is important to that person due to being part of a groupPostive social identity is attained by having a good group and also putting down other groupsWhen social identity is threatened we put down other groups in 3 waysWhen we compare our group to other groupswe want to choose the areadomain in which we will winwe may choose domains our culture will win inDistorting perception of other group via stereotypes and prejudiceThird waypromoting our ingroupkeeping outgroup from accessing resourcespromote majoritys status in societyTHE OPPRESSED GROUPstanding up and fightingcollective actionis any action t
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