Textbook Notes (368,122)
United States (205,946)
Psychology (96)
PSY 331 (27)
Chapter

April 4.docx

2 Pages
60 Views
Unlock Document

Department
Psychology
Course
PSY 331
Professor
Lindsey Streamer
Semester
Spring

Description
April 4, 2014 Last time In-group preference • Minimal group paradigm • Tajfel (1971) Fein & Spencer (1997) Illusory correlations • Shared distinctiveness Consequences Self-fulfilling prophecies • Remember these? “What is beautiful is good” stereotype EX. beautiful people are more sociable and attractive Self-fulfilling prophecies Snyder et al. (1977) Men & women talk over phone Manipulation: • Men shown picture of attractive vs. unattractive woman beforehand Men rated women Conversations recorded & coded Results • Men rated “attractive” women more positively • So did independent coders! Why? • Men’s behavior: more comfortable, animated etc. with “attractive” woman Stereotype threat Fear of confirming stereotypes about one’s group Particularly when stereotypes are made salient “It always seems as if to them (white professors and students) I will be black first and student second” Steele &Aronson (1995) Black & white students take difficult test Manipulation: • ½ asked to indicated race beforehand Results: • No-threat  Blacks performed equally well to whites • If indicated race  Blacks performed worse than whites Implications: admissions exams • SAT, GRE, etc ask about ethnicity also • Blacks usu
More Less

Related notes for PSY 331

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit