Affect, Cognition and Stereotyping: Interactive Processes in by Diane M. Mackie, David L. Hamilton

By Diane M. Mackie, David L. Hamilton

This quantity offers a set of chapters exploring the interface of cognitive and affective methods in stereotyping. Stereotypes and prejudice have lengthy been themes of curiosity in social psychology, yet early literature and examine during this region excited by impact on my own, whereas later stories centred totally on cognitive components linked to info processing concepts. This quantity integrates the jobs of either have an effect on and cognition with reference to the formation, illustration, and amendment of stereotypes and the results of those strategies for the escalation or amelioration of intergroup tensions.

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* Reviewed improvement, upkeep, and alter of stereotypes and prejudice
* interplay of affective and cognitive methods as antecendents of stereotyping and prejudice
* have an effect on and cognitive outcomes of workforce categorization, preception, and interaction
* The interplay of cognitive and affective strategies in social perception
* Award successful bankruptcy "The Esses et al", was once the 1992 winner of the Otto Klineberg award given through the Society for the mental research of Social concerns, which stated the bankruptcy as having provided, "a tremendous boost in our realizing of easy mental strategies, underlying racism, stereotyping, and prejudice."

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Results were only partially in line with the predictions sketched above. Relative to controls, happy participants did show a greater Stereotypie bias, but only when the judgments concerned negative group attributes. Also as expected, sad participants showed less Stereotypie bias when their judgments concerned negative group attributes; however, they did not do so when they concerned positive group attributes. Another recent study (Bodenhausen &c Kramer, 1990a) directly examined the proposed effects of happiness on stereotyping, as well as simultaneously considering the alleged differential effects of anger and sadness.

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