Discussion of the theories of social sources of prejudice, can you discuss one theory and a way it can be applied to reduce prejudice in America?

1.Design an experiment to test the hypothesis that students who have knowledge of the hindsight bias do better on exams than students who have no knowledge of this bias. Be sure to use and apply all the elements necessary to run a true experiment.

2.Describe a familiar television commercial and analyze the elements of persuasion that it uses. Does it promote and/or assume central (systematic) or peripheral (heuristic) route processing? Why do you think it selected the communicator, based in what you know about communicator effectiveness?

3.Based on the text’s discussion of the theories of social sources of prejudice, can you discuss one theory and a way it can be applied to reduce prejudice in America?

4.Based on the TED talk on Still Killing Us Softly, describe how an ad containing pornographic material can contribute to societal violence against women.

5.Discuss evidence from Festinger and Carlsmith for how paying someone a minimal amount of money for a difficult job could actually produce an employee with higher levels of reported liking of their job, as compared to another employee who is highly compensated (monetarily) for the same job.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *