AUTOSTEREOTYPING

n. refers to the incorporation of stereotypes about the groups one belongs to into one's own self-concept. Also known as self-stereotyping. See also group identification.

AUTOSTEREOTYPING: "A person who fell victim to autostereotyping actually believed that he or she was superior at mathematics because his or her parents originated from China."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AUTOSTEREOTYPING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/autostereotyping/ (accessed August 7, 2020).
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