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The psychology of prejudice, sterotyping, and discrimination: An overview.

  title={The psychology of prejudice, sterotyping, and discrimination: An overview.},
  author={Scott Plous},
It is hard to imagine more classic examples of prejudice than the statements of Osama Bin Laden. Although social scientists often differ in the precise way they define "prejudice," most agree that it involves a prejudgment, usually negative, about a group or its members (Fiske, 1998; Jones, 1997; Nelson, 2002). As commonly used in psychology, prejudice is not merely a statement of opinion or belief, but an attitude that includes feelings such as contempt, dislike, or loathing. For Osama Bin… Expand

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