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

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Unformatted text preview: have regarding some salient group of which we are a member •  E.g., women don’t do well on math tests since they are afraid they will confirm the stereotype that women are good at math Large- Scale Study •  Meta- analysis of stereotype threat studies including 18,976 students from five countries •  All studies included stereotype threat manipula8on, assess performance on test relevant to stereotyped domain, and assess performance on test in same domain in real- world context. Results •  Ethnic minori8es and women outperform non- minori8es and men at the same level of past performance. •  Black student and White student both scored 1020 on SATs; Black student would have scored on average 40 points higher without stereotype threat •  We under- predict the performance of nega8vely stereotyped students. ImplicaCons •  Stereotype threat accounts for at least part of the big differences we see in academic performance. •  Tests th...
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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.

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