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1
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Define stereotype

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Involves the beliefs held about a particular group - they are common but over-simplistic.

2
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Define prejudice

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Prejudging someone before knowing anything about them. We make a judgement about them based on their membership within a group according to out stereotyped views.

Can be positive or negative

3
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Define discrimination

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Our actions toward people based on our prejudice, such as avoidance or physical attacks.