Unit III Scholarly Activity

PSY 3140-18I-3B22-S1, Social Psychology
In Chapter 9, you read about fourcriteria that need to be met in order for contact between hostile groupsto decrease prejudices. In this assignment, you will reflect on thesecriteria and develop a program to reduce prejudice. Compose an essaythat includes the following components:
an explanation of how one’s tendency to perceive others usingeither the halo effect or the fundamental attribution error couldcontribute to developing prejudices,a description of the four criteria used to reduce prejudice, anda discussion of the two criteria that you think are most important and why.
You must also access the CSU OnlineLibrary to find a peer-reviewed empirical article that providessupporting evidence for at least one of the two criteria you selected asmost important above. In the library database PsycARTICLES, put yoursearch criteria in the Advanced Search, and then limit to the ResearchMethodology of Empirical Study. These specific kinds of studies are alsolocated in peer-reviewed scholarly journals.
After providing a brief overview of the article’s main findings, address the following points.
Describe a prejudice reduction program you could implementbased on the two criteria that you previously selected as mostimportant.Explain why you believe this program will be effective by drawing on research concerning prejudice and discrimination.Discuss how the program would be implemented. Be specific inwho would be targeted, where this program would take place, and how yousee the program being executed.
Your response should be at least twopages in length. You must use at least two academic sources asreferences for your paper, and at least one source must come from theCSU Online Library. All sources used, including the textbook, must bereferenced and paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanyingcitations. Please format your paper and all citations in accordance withAPA guidelines.