How to Be Mindful of the Damage That Stereotypes Cause
We all know that stereotypes are ignorant and harmful, but the brain has its own reaction to them: internalizing them. Psychologist Valerie Purdie Greenaway describes how this brain reaction saps your workplace performance, your ability to concentrate, and your ability to be authentic with others. Unfortunately, stereotypes are perpetuated in small ways every day. Here’s how to overcome these stereotypes and improve your performance and overall well-being.