And Other Clues to How Stereotypes Affect Us
W. W. Norton & Company, Hardcover, 9780393062496, 242pp.
Publication Date: April 1, 2010
Women taking a math test will perform worse when reminded that women aren't expected to do well in math. Social psychologist Claude Steele calls this an example of the "stereotype threat." In his book, Whistling Vivaldi, he lays out a plan to reshape those expectations. More at NPR.org
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