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Prejudice notes

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Prejudice
1. Define:
PrejudiceStereotypingDiscrimination-
2. How do social inequalities and cognitive fallacies lead to prejudiced beliefs and
discrimination? Describe how each of the following might lead to prejudice:
Fundamental attribution error
Scapegoating
Availability heuristic (the tendency to judge the frequency of events by how easily
examples come to mind)
Self-fulfilling prophecy
Groupthink
Just-world phenomenon (tendency of people to believe that the world is just and we get
what we deserve)
Group polarization
Memory bias (the tendency to recall more easily events that support our beliefs)
Illusory correlation