Social Psychology

I need two discussion posts written, 250 words each. Needs a citation for each post. These discussion post are based on

Use your Social Psychology text to read the following: Kassin, S., Fein, S., & Markus, H. R. (2017). Social psychology (10th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage. ISBN: 9781305580220.

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Chapter 4, “Perceiving Persons,” pages 104–153.
Chapter 5, “Stereotypes, Prejudice, and Discrimination,” pages 154–207.

Use the Capella library to read the following:

Plant and Peruche’s 2005 article “The Consequences of Race for Police Officers’ Responses to Criminal Suspects” in Psychological Science, volume 16, issue 3, pages 180–183.


To prepare for this discussion:

Examine the process of perceiving persons, emphasizing attribution and attribution biases.
Assess how understanding these concepts may help you in your profession.

Then, in your post, discuss how these factors may impact judgments made during police shootings of black males.




Use the unit readings and the article you located in Study 1 to formulate your discussion post:

Assess the roots of prejudice, discrimination, racism, and sexism.
Compare and contrast two or more theories that could be applied to reduce prejudice, discrimination, or sexism in your professional setting.

Remember to use current APA style guidelines to appropriately cite the text readings, article, and any other sources you use in your post.For more information read this:

Social Psychology

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