Understanding Relationships WK 8 Key Terms

Schema
Cognitive structure that represents knowledge about a concept/type of stimulus, including it's attributes & relationships between those attributes
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Social Identity Theory
Theory based on self categorisation, social comparison, and the shared construction of a shared self-definition in terms of in-group defining properties
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What are the three mental processes involved in Social Identity Theory?
Self categorisation, social comparison & social identification
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Implicit Association Test
Reaction time test to measure attitudes
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Contact hypothesis
Theory that certain types of direct contact between members of hostile groups will reduce stereotyping and prejudice.
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Just World Hypothesis
People have a need to believe that their environment is a just and orderly place where people usually get what they deserve
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Theory that certain types of direct contact between members of hostile groups will reduce stereotyping and prejudice.

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