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Latest Stereotype Stories

2014-12-09 23:01:33

eReflect shares a video on gender stereotyping to raise awareness of how this social phenomenon still influences people’s mindsets, even in New York City, one of the most progressive cities

Cultural Stereotypes May Come From Sharing Social Information
2014-07-29 03:49:30

Millenials are narcissistic, scientists are geeky, and men like sports — or so cultural stereotypes would have us believe.

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2014-06-18 11:12:15

A new study shows how the trophy wife stereotype is a widespread myth that has been fueled by selective observation which reinforces sexist stereotypes and actively trivializes women's careers.

2013-11-21 11:51:09

From how we think ourselves into eating more to how male dominant behavior affects woman's math performance, check out new research in our journals this month.

2013-11-12 12:04:40

News stories about sexually exploited youth in Canada perpetuate unhelpful stereotypes.

2013-07-01 19:09:55

Of the many negative stereotypes that exist about older adults, the most common is that they are forgetful, senile and prone to so-called "senior moments."

2013-02-12 10:44:56

Negative stereotypes about boys may hinder their achievement, while assuring them that girls and boys are equally academic may help them achieve.

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2012-09-05 20:55:22

Researchers believe that stereotypes evolve like languages and a team designed an experiment using aliens, which is a similar approach used to study the origins and evolution of language.


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