Social Psychology Lectures 6-10 (Lecture 7 - Consequences of stereotyping …
Social Psychology Lectures 6-10
Lecture 6 - Experimental approaches to stereotypes
Associative network model of the mind
- nodes, connection strengths, spreading activation
, how it can help us to make inferences about mental processing
Dovidio, Evans & Tyler
- racial stereotypes, priming paradigm, predictions & why
- vigilance task, 'Donald'
Macrae, Milnae & Bodenhausen
- usefulness of stereotypes; cognitive load, Indonesia quiz
- Consequences of stereotyping
Correll et al
- paradigm; police officers dilemma
Q: Why did Wegner et al's 'white bear' give
Macrae et al
a clue that resisting negative stereotypes would be difficult?
' and '
Q: Why might it be good to show the effects of manipulation on both these variables instead of just one?
Steele & Aronson - stereotype threat
& evidence for it; why might it lead to 'dis-identification' with a domain i.e. academic achievement?
Macrae et al
- "on the rebound"
Kawakami et al
- 'negation training', automaticity of stereotypes
Spencer, Steele & Quinn
- stereotype threat (gender bias)
Lecture 9 - Discourse & a Critique
Q: What was the crisis in social psychology?
Critiques of the
& the theorised process of
'Discursive' and 'Cognitive' categories
Billigs critique of categorization
(what was missing from prevailing accounts)
Q: What do
do? (& research method)
Potter & Wetherell
in cognitive psychology
Potter & Reichers
approach to studying riots
Lecture 8 - Influence, persuasion & obedience
Q: What are
persuasion, obedience & compliance
? & how are they related
Yale school programme of research
- variables affecting persuasion?
Festinger & Carlsmith
- compliance & cognition, cognitive dissonance
Freedman & Fraser - 'Foot in the door'
Cialdini et al - 'Door in the face'
Cialdini et al - "Low ball"
The science of persuasion'
Lecture 10 - Reducing prejudice
Allport - "The contact hypothesis"
Stephen & Stephen - interventions
(what are they & what do they involve)
Wright et al - Extended contact,
experiment & findings & why should it lead to improved intergroup relations
Wolsko et al & Richeson + Nussbaum - multiculturalism vs colour-blindness
- what does their data suggest with regards to a multiculturalist ideology?
Q: What are intergroup relations and where are they to be found?
Q: In Allports contact hypothesis what were the conditions that were argued to make contact work?