Stereotypes are standardized andsimplified conceptions of groups based on some prior assumptions. When society has an exxagerated idea about a group of people, when you see someone who seems to fit the description you judge them as thatstereotype.
stereotype is generally defined as a generalization about a group of people where people use a very simple pattern for judging an entire group of people. It is defined by Webster's NewWorld Dictionary as "an
unvarying form or pattern; a fixed or conventional notion or conception, as of a person, group, idea, etc., held by a nu
Stereotypes have existed since the beginning of timein our everyday life through religion, politics and the media. Humans have the tendency to "use stereotypes in their humour, their descriptions of others, and even in their beliefs." One may believeit is possible to rid oneself of such habits; however if one looked at the regular promotions of propaganda, it would make this objective impossible.mber of people, and allowing for no individuality,critical judgment..."
One example of the negative effects of stereotyping would be simply laws and rules created where some people benefit and others do not based on negative stereotypesforming inaccurate opinions of people, scapegoating, erroneously judgmentalism, preventing emotional identification, distress, and impaired performance
Another effect of stereotyping is that it...