Patterns of Ageism in Different Age Groups

  title={Patterns of Ageism in Different Age Groups},
  author={Bal{\'a}zs John and K{\'a}roli G{\'a}sp{\'a}r},
This paper examines age-based stereotypes in accordance with the Stereotype Content Model in four different age groups: schoolchildren, adolescents, adults and the elderly. Participants were asked to rank graphic portraits of both genders of four age clusters in terms of warmth and competence. The hypothesis that age groups, besides a positive evaluation of their own age cluster, would rate old people in an increasingly negative way as they themselves get older, was not confirmed. On the… CONTINUE READING

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