Social cognition is about perceiving others and how we process the people and the world around us.
How do people categorize things and people as either familiar and safe or unfamiliar and possibly dangerous?
Why do people categorize?
Can you escape categorization?
How does this impact us and how we navigate the world?
If we cannot escape categorization, can we ever eliminate prejudice?
Think about your current work situation—how there is certain work that is handled by individuals and work that is handled by teams.
When should we use groups to solve problems versus having an individual complete the work?
Discuss how your answer aligns with the theories and insights from the textbook.