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 procedures in stereotyping. Stereotypes and prejudice have lengthy been subject matters of curiosity in social psychology, yet early literature and learn during this region fascinated with have an effect on by myself, whereas later stories centred totally on cognitive components linked to info processing ideas. This quantity integrates the jobs of either impact and cognition in regards to the formation, illustration, and amendment of stereotypes and the consequences 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 approaches as antecendents of stereotyping and prejudice
* have an effect on and cognitive outcomes of staff categorization, preception, and interaction
* The interplay of cognitive and affective procedures in social perception
* Award successful bankruptcy "The Esses et al", used to be the 1992 winner of the Otto Klineberg award given by means of the Society for the mental examine of Social matters, which stated the bankruptcy as having provided, "a titanic increase in our knowing of simple mental methods, underlying racism, stereotyping, and prejudice."

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In either case, the consequence is that mood states produce an initial flux of mood-congruent thoughts. Activation of this material is likely to influence other ongoing processes, in several respects. , Erdelyi & Blumenthal, 1973), thereby dis­ tracting attention from other tasks. Second, mood-induced activation of related material is likely to provide a complex cognitive context in terms of which incoming information can be encoded and interpreted (Isen, 1984; see Forgas & Bower, 1987, for related ideas).

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