Lecture 10 PSY220 Canadian Spotlight (2013) NO PICS & WHITE

Implicacons stereotype threat accounts for at least

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Unformatted text preview: never look at hers and she tells me she always looks at mine, and she asked me quesDons about being in pictures with girls or whatever. But I’ll never look at her Facebook.” (man) “It’s just really easy access, like, if you have a quesDon and you don’t trust the person, you can just go on Facebook and find it. It’s just a really easy invesDgaDve tool. You don’t really need blind trust anymore, you can just go on Facebook and keep tabs on people.” (woman) ImplicaCons •  Facebook (social networking sites) give us new opportuni8es •  But it also creates new challenges •  We need to learn more about how we can maximize the poten8al rewards while also dealing with the new challenges Are grades and test scores biased against nega8vely stereotyped students? SAT StaCsCcs •  Men score 34 points higher, on average, than women on the Math SAT. •  Whites score 199 points higher than Blacks on combined SAT. •  Whites score 148 points higher than Hispanics on combined SAT. Steven Spencer Waterloo Stereotype Threat •  The fear that we will confirm the stereotypes that others...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2014 for the course PSY 220 taught by Professor Platz during the Spring '11 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.

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