WSU PSYCH 350 - Problems and Attitudes (4 pages)

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Problems and Attitudes

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Lecture number:
12
Pages:
4
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Washington State University
Course:
Psych 350 - Social Psychology
Edition:
1

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Psych 350 1st Edition Lecture 12 Outline of Last Lecture I Actor Observer effect II Motivational Biases III Impression formation IV The warm cold Study V Counter Factual Thinking Outline of Current Lecture I Important Terms II Changing by persistence III Modern Racism IV Ambivalent Sexism V VI VII Cause of the Problem Reducing Prejudice and Discrimination School Intervention VIII Re categorization IX Attitudes Current Lecture I Important Terms a Stereotype beliefs that associate a whole group of people with certain traits b Prejudice Negative feelings about others because of their connection to a social group c Discrimination Negative behaviors directed against persons because of their membership in a particular groups II Changing by persistence a In general stereotyping prejudice and discrimination are less acceptable than ever before These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute b However problems persist III Examples Post 9 11 anti Muslim attitudes Ageism Sexual orientation Modern Racism a A form of racism that surfaces in subtle ways when it is safe and socially acceptable IV Ambivalent Sexism a Form of sexism characterized by two very different components V Hostile sexism Negative resentful beliefs and feelings Benevolent sexism Affectionate and chivalrous but patronizing beliefs feelings Cause of the Problem a 1 group identification In groups groups with which on individual feels a sense of membership belonging and identity Country religion political party etc Out groups Groups with which an individual does not feel a sense of membership belonging or identity Ultimate Attribution Error People in in groups are seen more favorably People in out groups are seen more negatively Social Identity theory Threats to ones self esteem heighten the need for ingroup favorism b Super ordinate goal A mutually shared goal that can be achieved only through intergroup



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