Explain how a stereotype can be problematic for the person holding the belief.

EXPLAIN HOW A STEREOTYPE CAN BE PROBLEMATIC FOR THE PERSON HOLDING THE BELIEF.

Mental sets can hinder problem solving. Stereotypes are a type of mental set that can be of great consequence.

  • Locate scholarly research on stereotypes and provide a brief summary of that research.
  • Describe what a stereotype is and provide three examples.
  • Explain how a stereotype can be problematic for the person holding the belief.
  • Explain how the development of stereotypes can be reduced in children.

Submit your answers in a Microsoft Word document.

 

Textbook for this class: Sternberg, Robert. (2009). Cognitive Psychology

 

To support your work, make sure to utilize your course and text readings. When asked, utilize outside sources as well. As in all assignments, make sure to provide in-text citations and references for the sources used in your work utilizing APA format.

 

PLEASE ANSWER THE ABOVE QUESTIONS WITH DETAILED AND INFORMATIVE RESPONSES.

 

Assignment 2 Grading Criteria
Maximum Points
Reviewed scholarly research on stereotypes
10
  • Described a stereotype and provided three examples.
  • Analyzed and explained how a stereotype can be problematic for the person holding the belief.
  • Analyzed and explained how the development of stereotypes can be reduced in children.
10
Used correct spelling, grammar, professional vocabulary and APA format.
5
Total:
25

 

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