In this module, you will explore the concept of mental schema development.
For your initial post, review Dismantling Hate and answer the following questions:
Where do the schemas we develop during our life span come from? What influences schema development in general?
How can events in our life-span development impact our perspectives on diversity, equity, and inclusion?
How can we use research in developmental psychology to understand an individual’s level of prejudice?
How have individuals in your life influenced your schema development?
How does the concept of mental schema development apply to any of the following programmatic themes? You may want to review the Programmatic Themes document.
Remember to respond to two peers while being respectful of and sensitive to their viewpoints. Consider advancing the discussion in the following ways:
Post an article, video, or visual to reinforce a peer’s idea or challenge them to see their point from a different perspective.
Engage in conversation with your peers around the concept of mental schema development in regard to our perspectives of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Consider asking a question or sharing your own personal experience.