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SOCIAL STEREOTYPES AND EXPECTANCY VIOLATION EFFECT

SOCIAL STEREOTYPES AND EXPECTANCY VIOLATION EFFECT


Author:  O.V. Emelianova

Affiliation:  N.I. Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod

Abstract
The article deals with the expectancy violation effect, which proves to be closely connected with breaking certain social stereotypes as collective group beliefs. The analysis reveals the role of such aspects of stereotyping as perception, categorization, knowledge, experience and expectations.

Keywords:  social stereotypes, expectancy violation effect, fitting a stereotype, breaking a stereotype, surprise

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