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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

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.
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Previous results have shown that subliminally activated stereotypes can also influence information processing (Moskowitz, Stone, & Childs, 2012).
It will not veto all forms of gender stereotypes, with the review falling short of calling for a ban on ads depicting scenarios such as a woman cleaning or a man doing DIY tasks.
It follows a review which found adverts can reinforce harmful stereotypes, which can lead to people limiting their choices and aspirations.
Sam Smethers, the Fawcett Society's chief executive, said: "Gender stereotypes are at the root of the persistent inequalities we see throughout our society.
Nearly 70 percent of younger men said stereotypes had a damaging effect on perceptions of what it meant to be a man or a woman.
Critique: Exceptionally well written, organized and presented, "Shattering Black Male Stereotypes: Eradicating The 10 Most Destructive Media Generated Illusions About Black Men" is as thoughtful and thought-provoking and it is real-world practical and ultimately inspiring.
It will not ban all forms of gender stereotypes, with the review falling short of calling for a ban on ads depicting scenarios such as a woman cleaning or a man doing DIY tasks.
The objective of the study is very topical, as it is important to understand the negative stereotypes existing in the attitude of the population, the specialists of the institutions and the government bodies towards the people with disabilities, since this attitude largely influence the social status of such people.
In order to fully grasp the meaning of stereotypes, perhaps it would be useful to see the mechanisms through which they operate.
From a February 2016 conference in Celebration, Florida, 16 selected papers examine how writers, filmmakers, and language educators address stereotypes in their representations of diverse cultural paradigms by using, deconstructing, or displacing those stereotypes.
"The set of standards we're proposing aims to tackle harmful stereotypes while ensuring that creative freedom within the rules continues to be protected."
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.