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Prejudice and Discrimination by Mind Map: Prejudice and Discrimination
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Prejudice and Discrimination

Key Ideas

Prejudice is an unjustified or incorrect attitude (usually negative) towards an individual based solely on the individual’s membership of a social group.

Discrimination is the behavior or actions, usually negative, towards an individual or group of people, especially on the basis of sex/race/social class, etc.

Interview with 98 year old Roy Dupilka on discrimination he saw in the 50s.

In The Flesh TV show

"Previously Dead Syndrome sufferers" (vs. "rotters" - reframing)

PDS protection act

"It Gets Better" Project

People hear that "the rotters" won't take their medication

Fear of re-assimilating them into society

You can see the real pain behind the people who oppose the zombies


Journalist Sally Kohn's experiences working at Fox News.

Sally Kohn

The Japanese internment in World War II


Cognitive Dissonance

People's attitudes change when they have conflicting attitudes or conflicting views and experiences. These make people uncomfortable and they must resolve them.

Robbers Cave study

You can get opposing groups to change their attitudes and work together when they have a mutual goal they need to work together to achieve.


Realistic Conflict theory, Competition over scarce resources

In-Group/Out-Group Bias

Breaking Prejudice website