Prejudice

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Having a negative predisposition to a group as well as its individual members

When an where is prejudice most likely to occur?

Racial prejudice

Implicit and explicit prejudice

We can unconsciously (implicit) maintain negative feelings towards certain people or groups because of negative early childhood experiences. Even when individuals are able to build positive relationships with individuals from such groups, unconscious negativity can still exist (Kawakami & others, 2000).



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