One, three, nine; the only thing we will judge is which brand of tea you drink and the order in which you put the milk.
Advantages of stereotyping
We all have charming English accents, like the Queen… This one we will deny. In addition to our stereotypes, we may also develop prejudice—an unjustifiable negative attitude toward an outgroup or toward the members of that outgroup. Prejudice can take the form of disliking, anger, fear, disgust, discomfort, and even hatred—the kind of affective states that can lead to behavior such as the gay bashing you just read about. Shapiro, J. The influence of stereotypes on decisions to shoot. Take, for instance, the Wimbledon queue: people camp out for days on grass for tickets that essentially allow them to sit and watch more grass. Cunningham, G. Schmitt Eds. Stereotypes and prejudice have a pervasive and often pernicious influence on our responses to others, and also in some cases on our own behaviors. The psychology of prejudice: From attitudes to social action. Brief Ed. Yet when it comes to the British, people all over the world have preconceived ideas about us all loving Marmite and living in London.
Moreover, nobody is critiqued on how many cups of tea they drink in this nation. On the other hand, as we have seen in many places in this book, perceived similarity is an extremely important determinant of liking.
Take, for instance, the Wimbledon queue: people camp out for days on grass for tickets that essentially allow them to sit and watch more grass. Price, J. Fiske, S.
Barreto, M. The promise and reality of diverse teams in organizations. Perhaps you then tried to get past these beliefs and to react to the person more on the basis of his or her individual characteristics.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 92 6— We all have charming English accents, like the Queen… This one we will deny. The LGBT advantage: Examining the relationship among sexual orientation diversity, diversity strategy, and performance.
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