Explain ways in which stereotypes can influence memory for and perceptions of events.

  • Define and describe the following terms:
    • Prejudice
    • Stereotype
    • Discrimination
    • Racism
    • Sexism
    • In-group
    • Out-group
    • Conformity
    • Institutional supports
    • Social categorization
  • Point out the distinction between institutional prejudice and personal prejudice.
  • Explain ways in which stereotypes can influence memory for and perceptions of events.
  • What are common stereotypes of the specific minority groups explained in the training guide? How may one differentiate those stereotypes from accurate descriptions of the minority groups?
  • Identify the principal psychological motivations underlying prejudice.