Stereotypes And Behavior Analysis

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I consider you have exposed a great discussion. To understand why people behave a certain way we use something called attributional processes. Frequently, we tend to leap to conclusions that people’s behavior is due to some characteristics of their personality rather than to some aspects of the circumstances in which we are. Stereotypes are dispositional negative attributions, (Aronson, Wilson, & Akert, 2007). Stanger and Crandal (2000) consider that it seems that stigma develops out of an initial, collectively held motivation to avoid danger followed often by an exaggerated perception of features that promotes threat and accompanied by social sharing of these perceptions with others. What is more, they conclude that stigmas for the most part
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