Stereotypes


Physcology 101
Writing Assignment #1
The of groups today effect the everyday lives of people and the way they live.
In our society, each culture’s stereotypes of certain groups, such as women, minorities, students, and southerners are perceived different. These perceptions are often based on race, sex, the way a person looks and acts, ect. For example, blacks are often perceived differently than whites because of their skin. Southerners are perceived by the way they talk and students at a certain school often see each other in the way they look, act and what type of clothes they wear.
A good first impression is often important in being excepted into society, especially in the ...

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in that they are perceived by the color of their skin. It is common that blacks and whites do not share many characteristics.
In addition, there are many prejudiced people in the world today. Being prejudiced means having a certain attitude towards a certain group that leads to evaluate members of that group negatively. A prejudiced persons thoughts often differs from an unprejudiced persons in that they have different beliefs in a person. Someone who is prejudiced sees a group for what kind of person they are and how they behave, such as the type of music they listen to, the color of their skin, the type of clothes they wear, their religion, what they look like, ect. On the other hand, an unprejudiced person perceives a certain group differently. These are the people who usually don’t care what a person looks like or what they believe. They see people for how they were brought up into society. They realize that the world is not perfect and everyone is ...

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