Card Set Information
social psych social finals
Social psych notes
Beliefs about social groups used to make inferences, predictions, and attributions about individuals
Differential treatment based on perceived group membership
-Negative behavior toward outgroup or preferential treatment of ingroup
Under which conditions are stereotyping & prejudice are most likely?
-When ambiguity is high
-Excessive cognitive demands
-Situational “excuses” are present
-When self-esteem is threatened or reduced
-Group (vs. individual) interactions
-Unfamiliar vs. familiar targets
Institutional supports include...?
intense or irrational dislike or fear of people from other countries