In social psychology, a stereotype is a thought that can be adopted about specific
types of individuals or certain ways of doing things. These thoughts or beliefs ...
The use of stereotypes is a major way in which we simplify our social world; since
they reduce the amount of processing (i.e. thinking) we have to do when we ...
To understand different examples of stereotypes, you should first define what a
stereotype is. Any time you grouping races or individuals together and make a ...
Stereotypes are qualities assigned to groups of people related to their race,
nationality and sexual orientation, to name a few. Because they generalize
groups of ...
Stereotyping is defined as an "oversimplified, usually pejorative, attitude ... to the
process of overgeneralization within social perception, stereotyping leads to a ...
Aug 13, 2014 ... We all know stereotypes are bad, but biases can be more ingrained -- and
dangerous -- than we realize. So what do we do to combat our ...
Stereotypes (or "characterizations") are generalizations or assumptions that
people make about the characteristics of all members of a group, based on an ...
A stereotype is used to catergorize a group of people. People don't understand
that type of person, so they put them into classifications, thinking that everyone ...
May 14, 2012 ... When do generalizations move into stereotypes? Stereotypes are
overgeneralizations; they often involve assuming a person has certain ...
Stereotypes are generalizations about a group of people whereby we attribute a
defined set of characteristics to this group.