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Dr. Binishi's PSY 11 Prejudice, Discrimination and Stereotyping
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What is the difference between stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination?
Stereotypes are based on beliefs, prejudice is based on emotions, and discrimination is based on behavior.
__________ is an evaluation or emotion toward people merely based on their group membership.
A belief that characterizes people based merely on group membership is __________.
Chukwudi believes that atheists cannot be trusted. As a result, he refuses to hire anyone who does not regularly attend church. Chukwudi's action is an example of __________.
While walking out of a convenience store, Nicholas openly mocks the clerk's accent to his friend. "EVERY convenience store I go into is owned by an Indian," he says. "Can't they do anything else?" Nicholas's open expression of his opinion and his lack of embarrassment suggests that this is a(n) ________ bias.
Which of the following is an accurate statement regarding blatant biases?
People who openly hate one group of people also tend to hate others.
What is the difference between Social Dominance Orientation (SDO) and Right-Wing Authoritarianism?
SDO concentrates on economic conflicts while Right-wing Authoritarianism concentrates on value conflicts.
Mordechai lives in a neighborhood where nearly every home is owned by other orthodox Jewish families. He is very upset when he finds out that a house on his block has been purchased by a family who is Catholic. He feels that Jewish families are better than others, and does not want this family to live on his block. Mordechai is demonstrating a ________ orientation.
Kylo is taking a social psychology course and his teacher asks students to take a computerized test that asks them to sort pictures into different categories, such as "good" and "bad." The goal of this test is to help identify automatic preferences of which a person may not be consciously aware. What is this test called?
Rafael has joined the Spanish Club at his school. According to the social identity theory, what is Rafael likely to do when he meets individuals from the German Club or French Club and defines them as outgroup members?
Rafael will exaggerate the similarities amongst outgroup members.
According to ________ theory, people tend to categorize each other into groups and then show favoritism to their own group.
social identity theory
Brandon does not believe he is prejudiced. However, he got very nervous when told he was randomly assigned to room with a man from Costa Rica for his first year in college. He plans to spend as little time as possible in his room because of this reason. Brandon is probably experiencing which of the following?
The stereotype content model suggests that when we interact with homeless people we feel what type of emotional prejudice?
The stereotype content model suggests that we judge social groups on which two features?
warmth and competence
16-year-old high school student Gregory thinks of himself as a member of the "musical clique" at school and feels that the musicians are the best group of students. He thinks poorly of athletes and spends most of his time with peers who share similar interest. This is an example of __________ theory.
According to the stereotype content model, what would be a person's most likely response to a person who is perceived as being low in warmth and low in competence?
Which of the following emotional prejudices might a person be most likely to experience in response to another person who is high in warmth but low in competence?
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