stereotypes in psychology
posted by kate .
are good dancers.
have more fun.
are great lovers.
are on welfare.
live off other people.
have hot tempers.
are good with money.
drink a lot.
eat a lot.
What is your question?
Sorry. But who generally fit these based off of beliefs.
african americans are good dancers
blonds have more fun
Are good dancers = ballerinas.
drive Hummers. = GMC consumers.
have more fun. = than who?
are great lovers. = expats living in Asia. (My perception, at least)
cause trouble. = trouble makers.
are ditzy. = ditzy people
are on welfare. = those needing assistance.
live off other people. = elementary students.
have hot tempers. = teenagers.
are good with money. = Ted DiBiase
drink a lot. = thirsty people.
eat a lot. = people with high motabolism.
I posted this to point out stereotypes are a horrible thing to delve into. The ultimate point of such an assignment should be to take away the stereotypes.