Stereotypes can be self-reinforcing, stubborn even without any supporting evidence

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain A new study from researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison shows why letting stereotypes inform our judgments of unfamiliar people can be such a hard habit to break. Stereotypes are self-perpetuating in our minds, growing stronger with use just like information we actively try to cement in our memory. “Think back … Read more