AUTOSTEREOTYPING By N., Sam M.S. - April 7, 2013 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." Related Psychology Terms POSITIVE STEREOTYPE PRIMARY IDENTIFICATION INTERGROUP DYNAMICS MINORITY GROUP SEX-ROLE STEREOTYPE GROUP JUSTIFICATION REFERENCE-GROUP THEORY REFERENCE GROUP BETWEEN-GROUPS VARIANCE REALISTIC GROUP-CONFLICT THEORY Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "AUTOSTEREOTYPING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/autostereotyping/ (accessed October 22, 2021).