Culture & Discrimination in Psychology: Influence & Examples


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How is prejudice defined?

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1. What is it called when someone tries to actively suppress another person based on their prejudices?

2. How can culture negatively impact a therapeutic session?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

To pass this quiz on culture and discrimination in psychology, you'll need to be familiar with the problems that exist in this area and how to address those problems. You can take this quiz multiple times.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Here's what the quiz will test you on:

  • The definition of prejudice
  • When someone actively suppresses another person because of a prejudice
  • How culture can negatively impact a therapeutic session
  • What therapists do to guard against discrimination
  • Methods for making someone who is of a different culture comfortable in a therapeutic situation

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about culture and discrimination in psychology
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about prejudice and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how culture negatively impacts a therapeutic session

Additional Learning

Explore this topic further by reviewing the related lesson titled Culture & Discrimination in Psychology: Influence & Examples. Here's a snapshot of what the lesson covers:

  • Examples of culture-based discrimination in counseling
  • Impediments to therapeutic success
  • Psychological training on the multicultural approach