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    Stereotypes and perceptions about sensitivity

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    1)How do stereotypes and selective perceptions impact an individual's reaction with others?

    2) How can individuals increase their awareness and sensitivity of others?

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    1. Children are like animals, in that they learn how their parents act and live. They copy reactions to emotional stimuli, physical needs and body language. The behavior becomes subconscious. By the time a child is six years old they have learned most of what they need to be a separate and individual person.

    Children who are ignored by parents will evolve to have emotional deprivation. They will need to develop a new way to fill the need. Appearance can reflect how a person feels inside or he can camouflage his inner-feelings by overdoing the outside ...

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    Awareness of stereotypes and perceptions about sensitivity can make an impact on relationships.