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drawing conclusions about a person, group of people, or situation prior to evaluating the evidence
evolutionary principle that creates a predisposition toward distrusting anything or anyone unfamiliar or different
a belief, positive or negative, about the characteristics of members of a group that is applied generally to most members of the group
implicit and explicit stereotypes
beliefs about the characteristics of an out-group about which we're either unaware (implicit) or aware (explicit)
ultimate attribution error
assumption that behaviors among individual members of a group are due to their internal dispositions
claim that prejudice arises from a need to blame other groups for our misfortunes
claim that our attributions and behaviors are shaped by a deep-seated assumption that the world is fair and all things happen for a reason (justin)
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