Polis officers buyin doughnuts an coffee, an example o perceived stereoteepical behavior in North Americae.
In social psychology, a stereoteep is a thocht that can be adoptit aboot speceefic teeps o individuals or certain ways o daein things. These thochts or beliefs mey or mey nae accurately reflect reality. Houever, this is anly a fundamental psychological defineetion o a stereoteep. Within psychology an spannin athort ither disciplines, thare are different conceptualizations an theories o stereoteepin that provide thair ain expandit defineetion. Some o these definitions share commonalities, thou each ane mey an aa harbor unique aspects that mey contradict the ithers.