Mini Social Experiments - EP5

Are Stereotypes Self-fulfilling?
5 Mins

By Toggle Video Published: 11 Dec 2014 Audio: English

Psychologists have theorised that stereotypes can be self-fulfilling prophecies, that people internalise stereotype messages and live up -- or down — to those expectations. What are some stereotypes about us? Do we unknowingly confirm these stereotypes with our actions? We attempt to find out with a simple experiment

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