The Psychology of Stereotyping

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Index
Accessibility
attitudes, 101–102
categories, 97–102
Accuracy
Bayesian approaches, 203–205
base rates, failure to consider, 204
circumscribed, 334–335
contact, effects on, 382
criterion issues, 331–333
discrimination, self-reported, 301–302
gender stereotypes, 331
homosexual identification, 495
homosexual stereotypes, 490
implicit personality theory, 176–177
Jewish identification, 225–226
kernel of truth, 17–18, 333
mental illness stereotypes, 483
meta-stereotypes, 336–337
national stereotypes, 331, 527
occupational stereotypes, 522–523
out of range criterion, 42–43
physical attractiveness stereotypes, 331
racial stereotypes, 331
ratio measures, 45
self-categorization theory explanation, 333– 334
and self-fulfilling prophecies, 222–224
situational context, 331, 565–566
and stereotype change, 337, 407–408
stereotypes. See Stereotype accuracy
trait ratings, 552–553, 542–543
types of, 18, 334–337
variability judgments, 257, 336
Affect
associated with categories and development, 340
categorization, basis of, 77
and contact, 390
prejudice predictions, 268
and stereotype change, 390, 410
and stereotypes, 229, 365–366
See also Mood
Affirmative action attitudes
change over time, 380–381
and college admissions, 298, 318
and education, 472–473
media framing, 347–348
and modern racism, 280–282, 472–473
and social dominance orientation, 275, 472–473
African American. See Race
Age
and age stereotypes, 468
and discrimination, 315
homogeneity, 254
and mental illness stereotypes, 484
membership cues, 467
as primary category, 96–97, 437
and racial stereotypes, 464
Age stereotypes
content, 467–468
effects on the elderly, 135, 469
and gender stereotypes, 452, 471
and priming, 136
subtypes, 469–471
AIDS, 274, 496–498

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