Stereotyping, prejudice and discrimination key terms

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Stereotype
An oversimplified, generalised set of ideas that we have about others.
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Role Model
Someone that we look up to and are likely to copy.
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Prejudice
A rigid set of attitudes or beliefs towards particular groups of people. These attitudes tend to be negative.
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Discrimination
The way an individual behaves towards another person or group as a result of their prejudiced views.
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Authoritarian Personality
A personality type that's prone to being prejudiced.
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F-Scale
A questionnaire used by Adorno to measure personality characteristics.
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In-group
A group of people that you believe you have something in common with.
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Out-group
A group of people that you believe you have nothing in common with.
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Jigsaw Method
The technique used by Aronson to reduce prejudice in a group of mixed-raced students.
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Empathy
Being able to put yourself in someone else's position psychologically and understand how that person is feeling.
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Someone that we look up to and are likely to copy.

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Role Model

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A rigid set of attitudes or beliefs towards particular groups of people. These attitudes tend to be negative.

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The way an individual behaves towards another person or group as a result of their prejudiced views.

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A personality type that's prone to being prejudiced.

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