TB6 SPA Lecture 3 MCQs; Prejudice and Discrimination

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1. What is the main critique of social identity theory?

  • The individual context is ignored
  • Social identity theory ignores evolutionary arguments
  • The group context is ignored
  • Social identity theory is too reductionist
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2. Which are the main concepts in social identity theory?

  • Social categorisation (ingroup) and Social comparison (ingroup v.s outgroup) + NEGATIVE SOCIAL IDENTITY
  • Social categorisation (ingroup) and Social comparison (ingroup v.s outgroup) + POSITIVE SOCIAL IDENTITY
  • Social comparison (ingroup v.s outgroup) and POSITIVE SOCIAL IDENTITY
  • Social categorisation (ingroup) and POSITIVE SOCIAL IDENTITY

3. What is vicarious contact?

  • Mentally simulating a meeting with outgroup members
  • When positive behaviours are acquired through observing ingroup/outgroup relationships
  • When ingroup members have outgroup friends

4. What is implicit prejudice?

  • Lower levels of prejudice such as microaggressions and negative body language
  • Higher levels of prejudice such as legitimised prejudice and dehumanisation
  • Prejudice that lies beneath concious awareness, may influence behaviours that are difficult to control (e.g eye movement)
  • Prejudice that lies in concious awareness, may influence behaviours that are difficult to control (e.g eye movement)

5. What did a recent study testing the FAH find? (Breur, Scharow & Quandt, 2013)

  • Losing in a rigged videogame led to negative affect and higher frustration levels which were in turn related to higher levels of aggression
  • Winning in a rigged videogame led to positive affect and lower frustration levels which were related to lower levels of aggression

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