Humans can communicate in various ways, yet this ability is typically taken for granted. However, communication is essential for human survival since it greatly impacts how people grow, how groups of people exist, and how they can interact with one another. Communication has played a significant role in advancing civilization as long as humans have existed. The level of effective communication significantly impacts our desire to interact with strangers and how we relate to them. Stereotypes are one of the numerous elements that influence how people communicate, either positively or negatively. Stereotypes about a person’s behaviour or appearance frequently influence communication and how we respond to information from strangers.
This cognitive comprehension of another group or individual affects feelings toward a specific person or group. Stereotyping frequently results in constructing an impression of a person even before speaking. An individual’s appearance influences how others see them. Depending on the assumption made, stereotyping can sometimes result in a breakdown in communication (Zhang 25). There has been a surge of uneasiness at and around the institution where I work in a computer lab. To lessen their chance of becoming a victim of the crimes, it has been suggested that students stroll in groups of two or more.
I remember being anxious one day because of the unsettling atmosphere on campus. As 12 o’clock rolled around, I felt relieved since nothing had happened, and I was anxious to return home. I heard someone who caught my ear just as I was about to close the door.