TB6 SPA Lecture 3 MCQs; Prejudice and Discrimination

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1. What is implicit prejudice?

  • Higher levels of prejudice such as legitimised prejudice and dehumanisation
  • Prejudice that lies in concious awareness, may influence behaviours that are difficult to control (e.g eye movement)
  • Prejudice that lies beneath concious awareness, may influence behaviours that are difficult to control (e.g eye movement)
  • Lower levels of prejudice such as microaggressions and negative body language
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2. What did research using the IAT by Stanley et al (2011) show?

  • There was no overall difference between white and black faces on willingness to share but was on trustworthiness, there was also a pro-white bias
  • There was no overall difference between white and black faces on trustworthiness or willing to share, but there was a pro-white bias
  • There was no overall difference between white and black faces on trustworthiness but not willing to share and there was a pro-white bias
  • There was no overall difference between white and black faces on trustworthiness or willing to share, but there was a pro-black bias

3. Which is the accepted definition of discrimination?

  • A schema of behaviours that are acted on an outgroup
  • A behaviour that creates a situation where one group outperforms another
  • Negative beliefs, emotions and opinions held against others
  • The beliefs we hold about others

4. What did a fMRI study by Harris & Fiske (2009) show about effects of dehumanisation?

  • Observed increased brain activity in regions associated with empathy in TOM of perpetrators.
  • Observed reduced brain activity in regions associated with empathy in TOM of perpetrators.
  • Observed reduced brain activity in regions associated with empathy in TOM of victims.
  • Observed increased brain activity in regions associated with empathy in TOM of victims.

5. What is the main premise of the frustration aggression hypothesis?

  • The disequilibrium of frustration caused by goal attainment leads to aggression
  • The disequilibrium of frustration caused by impeded goal attainment leads to aggression
  • The equilibrium of frustration caused by impeded goal attainment leads to aggression
  • The equilibrium of frustration caused by goal attainment leads to aggression

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