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stereotype

 [ster´e-o-tīp″]
an exaggerated, generalized, oversimplified belief or image, often concerning a group, an individual, or a form of behavior.

stereotype

[stir′ē·ətīp]
Etymology: Gk, stereos + typos, mark
a generalization about a form of behavior, an individual, or a group.

stereotype

Neurology Stereotypy, see there Vox populi A preconceived and oversimplified idea of the characteristics which make up a person. See Sexual stereotype, Skid row stereotype.

stereotype,

n a generalization about a form of behavior, an individual, or a group.
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Black students, for example, have been found to do worse on a test than white students when the test is described in such a way that the black students feel they will be conforming to negative stereotypes about their race if they do not perform.
This is called negative stereotype factor close to the Levy et al.
ABSTRACT Objectives Somatization of people suffering from schizophrenia spectrum disorder relies on the existence of a stereotype which is associated with a social category, here schizophrenia.
Participants were randomly assigned to one of the two experimental conditions, either the stereotype of the IT expert or the cleaner.
This joke is based on a long standing stereotype that women from Nyeri and by extension Kikuyu women, beat their men against the chagrin of the societal expectations where men are masculine and should dominate women.
Three Chinese stereotype factors were regressed on three sets of predictors.
The problem with this stereotype is that the perceived harshness of the language is extrapolated to native speakers of German who are viewed as "aggressive" people (Chavez, 2009: 17).
generalizing ascriptive stereotype, lie at the heart of Phillips's
We start judging people quickly on the basis of our previous knowledge of the stereotypes.
In the following sections, we also discuss the conceptual linkage between academic procrastination and two potentially important antecedents, stereotype threat and achievement goals, highlighting the shared relationship they hold with negative affect.
It was intended to address stereotypes about minority men.
However, much of the research in this area includes the intentional induction of stereotype threat as part of the experimental design.