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Ch 5: Stereotypes, Prejudice, & Discrimination

Ch 5: Stereotypes, Prejudice, & Discrimination

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Ch 5: Stereotypes, Prejudice, & Discrimination

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  1. Ch 5: Stereotypes, Prejudice, & Discrimination Part 2: Feb. 21, 2012

  2. What causes prejudice? • Motivational, Cognitive, & Cultural factors… • 1) Motivational Factors (cont. from last week): • B) Intergroup conflict – • Sherif’s “Robber’s Cave” experiment – 2 groups of boys randomly divided into groups • Effect of competition?

  3. What solutions failed in Robber’s Cave? • Which solution worked best? • C) Realistic Conflict theory – impact of limited resources

  4. Other factors causing prejudice? • 2) Cognitive factors – • Example of these factors: • “Blue-eyed/Brown-eyed exercise” by Jane Elliott • Background of the exercise: • Day 1 vs. Day 2 • Effects for the group ‘on the bottom’?

  5. Cognitive factors (cont.) • A) Categorization – importance of heuristics • i) Outgroup homogeneity effect – what is it? • Why does it happen? • 1) • 2) • B) Subtyping – what is it?

  6. What causes prejudice? • 3) Culture • Importance of socialization by parents, peers, media, etc. • Gender stereotype examples • Links to parenting behaviors & kids’ play behaviors

  7. Media effects – • Images may indicate how men/women should look • Research evidence of ‘face-ism’ • What is this effect? • Archer’s research on face-ism • Gender differences - • Perceptions of the target?

  8. Reducing Prejudice • 1) Intergroup contact – • Allport’s contact hypothesis – • Example of early school desegregation in U.S. • Need certain conditions:

  9. 2) Group Interdependence - • Jigsaw Classroom example – Aronson’s research • Similarity to Robber’s Cave experiment? • How does the group project work in jigsaw class? • What were the effects? • Why does it work?

  10. 3) Education – • Jane Elliott’s example

  11. Is anyone immune to forming stereotypes? • 2010 study of small group of kids w/Williams Syndrome (neuro disorder) • Racial bias vs. Gender bias – results? • Link to brain activity?