Childhood Stereotypes

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According to Merriam-Webster dictionary stereotype is:”to believe unfairly that all people or things with a particular characteristic are the same”. An example is say that all Mexicans are bad, or that all Cubans are crazies. Of course this is not true; there are good and bad people everywhere, no matter race, culture or believe.

In the website Medical Daily says that children learn to stereotype when they start kindergarten. They learn generic language at that age and one of the phrase that usually is used is “girls cry, boys don’t”. For many people this is a simple expression but is full of stereotype and “machismo”.

A study conducted by New York University, and Princeton University reflects how stereotypes are transmitted from parent
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