Dealing with Salience Form groups of three or four people and appoint one member as the spokesperson who will communicate your conclusions to the rest of the class.
1. Take a few minutes to think about situations in which you were salient (i.e., you stood out in a group of people).
2. Take turns describing these situations and how you felt.
3. Then take turns describing what other people in these situations did to make the situation better or worse for you.
4. As a group, come up with ways that (a) individuals who are salient in a situation can effectively deal with their salience, and (b) those who are not salient in a situation can avoid paying undue attention to others who stand out and avoid forming extreme evaluations of them and stereotyping