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Unformatted text preview: than it really is". From a cognitive point of view, stereotypes are cognitive structures that contain beliefs about a group of individuals. Stereotyping always entails social categorization, however the opposite does not always hold true. Unlike categorization, stereotyping generally holds a negative connotation and usually provides untrue information. Stereotypes underlie emotional prejudice and motivate behavioral discrimination by ingroups toward outgroups....
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This note was uploaded on 03/14/2010 for the course PSYCH 164 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.
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