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Relationship Between Cultural Stereotypes And The Self

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1. In the text “Cultural Stereotypes and the Self: A Closer Examination of Implicit Self-Stereotyping, the authors show research which attempts to show that individuals may unknowingly associate in-group stereotypes with themselves as well as unknowingly associating themselves with group stereotypes. Two experiments were conducted to help support this theory. Experiment one was conducted with all women, while experiment two was conducted with both men and women; all white and all using a sequential subliminal priming task to capture the results. Both experiments showed that “women and White Americans implicitly self-stereotype on both positive and negative traits” (Cogburn, Lun, Sinclair, 2009, page 125). However, they did not find a consistent
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