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Improving adolescents' standardized test performance: An intervention to reduce the effects of stereotype threat
Standardized tests continue to generate gender and race gaps in achievement despite decades of national attention. Research on ‘‘stereotype threat’’ (Steele & Aronson, 1995) suggests that these gapsExpand
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What Is Ego Depletion? Toward a Mechanistic Revision of the Resource Model of Self-Control
According to the resource model of self-control, overriding one’s predominant response tendencies consumes and temporarily depletes a limited inner resource. Over 100 experiments have lent support toExpand
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A Multilab Preregistered Replication of the Ego-Depletion Effect
Good self-control has been linked to adaptive outcomes such as better health, cohesive personal relationships, success in the workplace and at school, and less susceptibility to crime and addictions.Expand
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A Threatening Intellectual Environment: Why Females Are Susceptible to Experiencing Problem-Solving Deficits in the Presence of Males
Does placing females in environments in which they have contact with males cause deficits in their problem-solving performance? Is a situational cue, such as gender composition, sufficient forExpand
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Why self-control seems (but may not be) limited
Self-control refers to the mental processes that allow people to override thoughts and emotions, thus enabling behavior to vary adaptively from moment to moment. Dominating contemporary research onExpand
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Stereotype threat and executive resource depletion: examining the influence of emotion regulation.
Research shows that stereotype threat reduces performance by diminishing executive resources, but less is known about the psychological processes responsible for these impairments. The authors testedExpand
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Understanding all inconsistency compensation as a palliative response to violated expectations
It has been repeatedly shown that, when people have experiences that are inconsistent with their expectations, they engage in a variety of compensatory efforts. Although there have been manyExpand
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Meditation, mindfulness and executive control: the importance of emotional acceptance and brain-based performance monitoring.
Previous studies have documented the positive effects of mindfulness meditation on executive control. What has been lacking, however, is an understanding of the mechanism underlying this effect. SomeExpand
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Stereotype threat spillover: how coping with threats to social identity affects aggression, eating, decision making, and attention.
Stereotype threat spillover is a situational predicament in which coping with the stress of stereotype confirmation leaves one in a depleted volitional state and thus less likely to engage inExpand
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Stigma as Ego Depletion
This research examined whether stigma diminishes people's ability to control their behaviors. Because coping with stigma requires self-regulation, and self-regulation is a limited-capacity resource,Expand
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