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

By Diane M. Mackie, David L. Hamilton

This quantity provides a suite of chapters exploring the interface of cognitive and affective strategies in stereotyping. Stereotypes and prejudice have lengthy been issues of curiosity in social psychology, yet early literature and study during this region inquisitive about impact by myself, whereas later experiences centred totally on cognitive components linked to details processing thoughts. This quantity integrates the jobs of either impact and cognition in regards to the formation, illustration, and amendment of stereotypes and the results of those tactics 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 tactics as antecendents of stereotyping and prejudice
* have an effect on and cognitive effects of workforce categorization, preception, and interaction
* The interplay of cognitive and affective tactics in social perception
* Award successful bankruptcy "The Esses et al", was once the 1992 winner of the Otto Klineberg award given by way of the Society for the mental examine of Social concerns, which stated the bankruptcy as having provided, "a colossal improve in our realizing of simple mental approaches, underlying racism, stereotyping, and prejudice."

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An equally impor­ tant question is how affective states are related to the initial activation of Stereotypie beliefs. ). Perhaps less obvious is the question of whether emotional arousal might sometimes be sufficiently intense to disrupt any ac­ tivation of Stereotypie content in the first place. Well-learned, salient stereo­ types may be automatically activated upon exposure to pertinent group members, as Devine (1989) claims (also see Fazio, 1989), but the activation of less accessible stereotypes may sometimes be undercut by emotional arousal (cf.

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