Unveiling Discrimination

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Which of the following is NOT a factor that defines a stigmatized group?

Privileged status

Which of the following is a characteristic of a stigmatized group?

Concealability

What is the relationship between physical appearance and stigmatization?

Physical appearance cues can trigger stereotypes

Which of the following is NOT a factor that affects stereotype threat?

Academic competence

What is the main purpose of providing role models that disconfirm stereotypes?

To reduce stereotype threat

What is the term used to describe the chronic stress experienced by stigmatized group members due to prejudice?

Minority stress

What are some unhealthy coping mechanisms that individuals may engage in response to prejudice and discrimination?

Alcohol, tobacco, excessive eating

What is tokenism?

A situation where members of the dominant group distort a token's characteristics to fit the stereotype

What are the three perceptual tendencies that affect tokens, as mentioned in the text?

Visibility, Contrast, Assimilation

What is the Glass Escalator Effect, as mentioned in the text?

A situation where men in female-dominated professions are on the fast track to promotion

What is stereotype threat?

The proposition that stigmatized group members are aware that they are stereotyped

Which of the following factors can contribute to stigmatization?

All of the above

What is one characteristic of a stigmatized group?

Appearance or behavior

What is the relationship between physical appearance and stigmatization?

Physical appearance can trigger stereotypes

Which of the following is a characteristic of tokenism?

Tokens are treated as representatives of the entire group

What is the Glass Escalator Effect?

Men in female-dominated professions are promoted faster than women

What is the Personal/Group Discrimination Discrepancy (PGDD)?

The belief that individuals are more likely to be discriminated against than their group as a whole

What is stereotype threat?

The fear of confirming stereotypes

Which of the following is a characteristic of stereotype threat?

It reduces working memory capacity

What is the main purpose of providing role models that disconfirm stereotypes?

To reduce stereotype threat

What is the Minority Stress Model?

A model that explains how chronic stress affects the well-being of stigmatized group members

What are some examples of external stressors experienced by stigmatized group members?

Micro-aggressions and bullying

Test your knowledge on the experience of discrimination and social stigma with this quiz. Explore topics such as privileged status, dominant groups, and what defines a stigmatized group. Challenge yourself and learn more about the dynamics of power and influence.

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