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human interaction

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TermDefinition
stereotype a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or being.
prejudice preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience.
discrimination the unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people or things, especially on the grounds of race, age, or sex.
sex male and female; into which humans and most other living things are divided on the basis of their reproductive organs.
sexism prejudice, stereotyping, or discrimination, typically against women, on the basis of sex.
gender either of the two sexes, with reference to social and cultural differences rather than biological ones.
race a person's physical characteristic's, such as bone structure and skin, hair, or eye color.
racism prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against someone of a different race based on the belief that one race is superior.
ethnic group a community or population made up of people who share a common cultural back round or descent.
ethnocentrism evaluation of other cultures according to preconceptions originating in the standards and customs of one's own culture.
culture the beliefs, behaviors, objects, and other characteristics common to the members of a particular group or society.
norm something that is usual, typical, or standard.
values a person's principles or standards or behavior.
nationality the status of belonging to a particular nation.
sociology the study of the development, structure, and functioning of human society.
socialization the activity of mixing socially with others.
psychology scientific study of the human mind and its functions, especially those affecting behavior in a given context.
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs 1. self actualization 2. esteem 3. love/belonging 4. safety 5. physiological
Merton's Typology examination of four possible personality types that exist regarding the treatment, in thought and action, of minority groups. 1. all-weather liberal 2. fair-weather liberal 3. all-weather bigot 4. fair-weather bigot
communication the process of transmitting messages to create shared meaning.
3 models of communication 1. linear model 2. interactional model 3. transactional model
6 principles of communication 1. communication is constant 2. communication is a process 3. communication is irreversible 4. communication expressed content and relationship 5. communication is symbolic 6. communication is learned
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