Stereotypes Of People Who Wear Eyeglasses

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The fourth example (Brown, Henriquez, & Groscup, 2008) talks about eyeglasses as it relates to how people perceive those who wear them. Wearing glasses creates a stereotype for many people (e.g., wearing glasses makes one look young or smarter). However, the problem question seems to be: How can someone who wears glasses commit a crime, if wearing glasses is supposed to make them intelligent? Research goes further into explaining how perceptions of individuals who wear eye glasses have varied in both negative and positive ways.. There was also a time frame recently of where teenagers and young adults would wear glasses with the lenses popped out to make themselves cooler as well. The mediator within this study could be the level of perceived

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