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This engaging course is filled with entertaining lessons that closely examine the psychology of diversity. Learn from top instructors about theories and research focused on the psychology of diversity, along with psychological perspectives on human behavior. Lessons also look at racism, discrimination, stereotypes, biases, multiculturalism and cultural competence. Multiple-choice quizzes and practice exams can ensure you have a comprehensive understanding of each lesson, chapter and the entire course. These resources are accessible 24 hours a day using any computer or mobile device. This flexibility makes it easy to study during the timeframes and in the Internet-enabled locations you choose.
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|Social Identify & Categorization Theories||Defines self-identity, social identity theory and social categorization. Explains human grouping and the human need to belong.|
|Understanding Diversity in Psychology||Teaches different types of diversity examined in psychology, including racial, ethnic, gender, sexual and religious diversity. Discusses how diversity is socially constructed and influences identity and behavior. Examines the impact of diversity on cross-group relationships.|
|The Psychological Study of Diversity||Discusses the purpose of the psychological study of diversity. Explains limitations of the demographic, political, ideological and social justice perspectives of diversity.|
|Psychology of Diversity Theories & Research||Examines the similarity-attraction paradigm, value-in-diversity hypothesis, homophily biases and modern research in the psychology of diversity.|
|Psychological Perspectives of Human Behavior||Explains human behavior, social and cognitive psychology and the developmental perspective. Describes biological influences on human behavior and the psychology of abnormal behavior.|
|Understanding Racism & Discrimination||Analyzes racism, discrimination, xenophobia, ethnocentricity, ageism, ableism and nativism. Covers gender, racial, sexual, religious, atheist, age and reverse discrimination.|
|Understanding of Stereotypes & Biases||Describes prejudice, the ABC model of attitudes and prejudice and the stereotype threat. Provides explanations of the realistic conflict theory of discrimination, colorblind racism, white privilege and the psychology of religious beliefs.|
|Multiculturalism & Cultural Relativism||Distinguishes between society and culture. Defines and shares examples of multiculturalism and cultural relativism in sociology.|
|Fundamentals of Cultural Research in Psychology||Provides definitions and descriptions of cultural and cross-cultural psychology, cultural analysis, cultural norms and cultural perception. Explains how culture impacts mental and physical health, cognition across the lifespan and diversity in society.|
|Bias, Cultural Competence & Awareness||Covers the definition of bias, methods of bias reduction and the model of cultural competence. Lists theories of social awareness, and defines objective self-awareness.|
|Psychology Research Methods & Tools||Walks through various research methodologies and types of research designs in psychology. Shares definitions of reliability and validity in psychology and sampling in research. Discusses ways to use experiments, content analysis, surveys and existing statistics to collect social research data.|
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