Negative Stereotype

Some articles on stereotype, negative stereotype:

Stereotype Threat - Effects On Performance
... in collaboration with Joshua Aronson, performed the first experiments demonstrating that stereotype threat can undermine intellectual performance ... and Aronson split students into three groups stereotype-threat (in which the test was described as being "diagnostic of intellectual ability"), non-stereotype threat (in which the test was ... placed in a diagnostic condition than were European-Americans, contrary to the predictions of stereotype threat theory ...
Stereotype Threat
... Stereotype threat is the experience of anxiety or concern in a situation where a person has the potential to confirm a negative stereotype about their social group ... introduction into the academic literature in 1995, stereotype threat has become one of the most widely studied topics in the field of social psychology ... by social psychologist Claude Steele and his colleagues, stereotype threat has been shown to reduce the performance of individuals who belong to ...

Famous quotes containing the words negative stereotype, stereotype and/or negative:

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    All official institutions of language are repeating machines: school, sports, advertising, popular songs, news, all continually repeat the same structure, the same meaning, often the same words: the stereotype is a political fact, the major figure of ideology.
    Roland Barthes (1915–1980)

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