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Esteem vs Stereotyping – the Nature of Prejudice

Stereotyping the nature of prejudiceAs esteem has a double impact on the persons being involved the same happens with stereotyping.

When we give esteem to the persons around us it helps them as well as ourselves.  Giving esteem encourages us in our own self-esteem and good feelings.

When we are stereotyping others it has the same negative impact on us as it has on the persons being touched by it.  The team of Michael Inzlicht, an associate professor of psychology at the University of Toronto found that stereotyping has a lasting negative impact on us.

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