(Answered) PSYC315N Week 5 Discussion: Steretoypes and Self-Esteem


PSYC315N Social Psychology

Required Resources
Read/review the following resources for this activity:

  • Textbook: Chapter 5
  • Lesson
  • Minimum of 2 sources cited (assigned readings/online lessons and an outside scholarly source)

Initial Post Instructions
Consider what we discussed earlier in the course regarding our sense of self and analyze that in the context of our discussion of stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination this week. What impact might being the victim of stereotypes, prejudice, or discrimination have on our self-esteem or self-concept?

Follow-Up Post Instructions
Respond to at least one peer. Further the dialogue by providing more information and clarification.


Discrimination is the unfair or prejudicial treatment of people and groups based on characteristics such as race, gender, age or sexual orientation (APA, 2019). Being discriminated against, even if only one time can have lasting effects on a person. The thought of an “in group” and an “outgroup” is interesting because even if we don’t expect ourselves to, all of us tend to group people into an out or an in group. Keeping our minds open to differences is so important to building a world free from prejudice.……please click the icon below to purchase full answer at $5