In social psychology, a stereotype is a thought that can be adopted about specific
types of .... People do so when they see that their ingroup is no longer as clearly
and/or as positively differenti...
People like to, want to, need to categorize the world, both the social and physical
world, into preferably ... They inevitably do so (i.e., categorize) for 3 reasons.
Stereotypes are generalizations about a group of people whereby we attribute a
defined ... When we do change the stereotypes, we do so in one of three ways:.
Back to your question about why *some* people stereotype, the fact is everyone
stereotypes. It's innate, instinctual. What we need to do is recognize that it's our ...
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 biased brains? ...
keep qualified, capable people out of jobs or positions of power.
I've been interested in labels/ categories lately. I see many people put labels on
each other without knowing the real damage a label can have ...
Why do people form and use stereotypes? Why do observations of individual
group members often lead to stereotypes of their groups that are biased and ...
Nov 14, 2014 ... Psychologist Paul Bloom explains why prejudice is natural, rational and even
moral — the key is to understand why we depend on it, and ...
Jul 24, 2014 ... Why do we do it? How do such stereotypes develop? ... that subsequently gets
inflated into a widely held truism regarding a group of people.
May 1, 1998 ... Stereotyping is not limited to those who are biased. We all use stereotypes ... "It
helps explain how good people can do bad things." But it also ...