Ch 3: Priming and stereotype threat

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a quote from dr mathew mccone on being aware about your identity as a man or woman or member of a certain group
Researcher develops tools to remedy race, gender gaps in standardized test performance
Heightened awareness about your identity as a man or woman or member of a certain group could influence your performance on a standardized math test. Dr. Matthew McGlone
a bar graph shows the number and percentage of test performance for different types of tests
Talk with Faculty Colleagues About Stereotype Threat
"Men and women showed no gender difference in grades in their advanced calculus class until the ambient stereotype of women having less math ability than men was removed. As shown in the graph, removing the threat and its inhibiting effect let the women outperform the men on a test of calculus questions from the GRE Math Subject exam."
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Claude Steele on Stereotype Threat
Claude Steele on Stereotype Threat (click thru for video)
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Stereotype Threat: A Conversation with Claude Steele
Stereotype Threat: A Conversation with Claude Steele - Click thru for the video
the graph shows that there are many different types of women
stereotype threat – Michael McCarthy's Teaching
"Figure 15 from “Why so Few?” showing the influence of stereotype threat on mathematics scores of women relative to that of men. Telling participants that women are worse at mathematics causes women to perform worse."
a bar graph shows the number of women in different countries
Computer Science and Gender Socialization
stereotype threat
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Stereotype threat - Wikipedia
"Researchers found that women experiencing stereotype threat while taking a math test showed heightened activation in the ventral stream of the anterior cingulate cortex (ACC)."
the graph shows that there are two different types of girls
Stereotype threat - Wikipedia
"The effect of Stereotype Threat (ST) on math test scores for girls and boys. Data from Osborne (2007)."
a bar graph showing the effects of steoropye treatment
Stereotype threat - Wikipedia
"The Effects of Stereotype Threat on the Standardized Test Performance of College Students (adjusted for group differences on SAT), From J. Aronson, C.M. Steele, M.F. Salinas, M.J. Lustina - Readings About the Social Animal, 8th edition, E. Aronson"