Consequences of invalidating environments
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” She explained that in her experience, her Jewish clients had the biggest houses and the nicest cars. “Since the World Trade Center,” he said, “vibrations are awful; tips are very bad.
In many cases, the stakes of confirming a stereotype are low, as with my realtor.
But for the cabdriver, both his psychological well-being and his livelihood were threatened by people looking at him and thinking Arab terrorist.
By the age of 6, virtually everyone in our culture is aware of a variety of cultural stereotypes.
Mere familiarity with their content is enough to bias people's perceptions and treatment of individuals from stereotyped groups (Devine, 1989).