Posted by Lizzie on 05/20/05
For example, he cited a study testing stereotype threat among white engineering students. When the white students took a test after being told that Asians typically outperformed whites on that test, the whites performed significantly worse than they would have otherwise.
You just have to wonder how the monitor sets up that question. Is it a long explanation at the beginning about the various strata and their success rates, or more of a, “Pencils up! You suck compared to those Asians! You have 30 minutes….begin” kind of thing?
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