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PSY220 - Lecture (Stereotypes).docx

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Jason Plaks

Stereotypic prejudice Gilbert model - given the amount of cognitive resources, people may or may not correct the spontaneous Cannot when under cognitive load Automatized processes - includes mental activities Automatic process has several definitions Allows multitasking Coordinating a mouse and the cursor on a computer sreen Sigmund freud studied the unconscious - slips of the tongue, dreams Unconscious processes are measureable - still considered valid Ca be analyzed in a more behavioural way - using reaction times Alonger reaction time to respond indicates that a task is more difficult - requires more thought Implicit association test Does tap into something profound in implicit processes Indications about behaviour Does seem to translate into meaningful behaviour Highlights the importance of these processes - not all of our behaviour can be attributed to these subtle implicit biases Sequential priming Distribution of scores - use to predict behaviour Manipulable in the lab Both theories are intuitives - raising the accesibility of one or the other Inevitability - implicit biases are not inevitable and are at least partially modifiable Study 1 High and low prejudice participants were equally knowledgeable of the stereotypes Study 2 Words associated stereotypically with african americans - nothing to do with aggression Active elimination fo the stereotype Part of the stereotype is activated - the rest of it is Everyone showed the effect  inevitability argument Study 3 There is a difference between high and low prejudice
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