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University of Toronto Scarborough
Department
Psychology
Course
PSYB10H3
Professor
Elizabeth Page- Gould
Semester
Summer

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PSYB10 371415 StereotypingPrejudice Prejudice a hostilenegative attitude toward a distinguishable group of ppl based solely on their membership in that group Prejudice is an attitude and attitude is made up of 3 components affectiveemotional emotion linked w that attitude cognitive the beliefsthoughts that make up the attitude and behavioral relating to ones actionsppl dont simply hold attitudesthey usually act on them as wellStereotype a generalization about a group of ppl in which identical characteristics are assigned to virtually all members of the group regardless of actual variation among the members and is resistant to change upon new infoThe Law of Least Efforta simplification of a complicated worldmental heuristicBut once a stereotype blinds us to individual differences within a class of ppldiscriminationDiscrimination unjustified negative or harmful action toward a member of a group simply bc of their membership in that groupPrejudice may be built in as a bi
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