CheckPoint: Evaluation and Judgment
1.What are the different ways in which we evaluate people?
2.How do these factors play a role in our expectations of other people?
3.What are the disadvantages of these expectations? Utilize theory in your readings
1. What are the different ways in which we evaluate people?
When we evaluate a person we do so in a number of ways. Generally we will first evaluate them based purely on their outward appearance. If we take the next step and carry on a conversation with them we get the opportunity to evaluate them using their morals, values, belief systems, and their educational or cultural background. This cues off of our expectations that are generally heavily influenced by the general notions and stereotypes