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Gender Identification Moderates Stereotype Threat Effects on Women's Math Performance ☆ ☆☆ ★
This research applies a social identity perspective to situations of stereotype threat. It was hypothesized that individuals would be more susceptible to the performance-inhibiting effects of
Converging evidence that stereotype threat reduces working memory capacity.
Results show that priming self-relevant negative stereotypes reduces women's and Latinos' working memory capacity and mediates the effect of stereotype threat on women's math performance.
An integrated process model of stereotype threat effects on performance.
It is argued that stereotype threat disrupts performance via 3 distinct, yet interrelated, mechanisms: a physiological stress response that directly impairs prefrontal processing, a tendency to actively monitor performance, and efforts to suppress negative thoughts and emotions in the service of self-regulation.
Coping with stigma through psychological disengagement.
Publisher Summary This chapter highlights the significance of social stigma and the negative effects it has on individuals in any culture and society. A number of popular theories of self-esteem
Why Individuals Protest the Perceived Transgressions of Their Country
Emotions as predictors of opposition to policies and actions of one's country that are perceived to be illegitimate are examined, and implications for the study of political action and emotions in intergroup contexts are discussed.
Coping with Negative Stereotypes about Intellectual Performance: The Role of Psychological Disengagement
Two experiments tested the hypothesis that members of negatively stereotyped groups psychologically disengage their self-esteem from feedback received in stereotype-relevant domains. In both
Perceiving personal discrimination: the role of group status and legitimizing ideology.
Support is provided for the status-legitimacy hypothesis that the more members of low-status groups endorse the ideology of individual mobility, the less likely they are to attribute negative outcomes from higher status group members to discrimination.
Stereotype threat and executive resource depletion: examining the influence of emotion regulation.
Across 4 experiments, converging evidence is provided that targets of stereotype threat spontaneously attempt to control their expression of anxiety and that such emotion regulation depletes executive resources needed to perform well on tests of cognitive ability.
Vicarious Shame and Guilt
Participants recalled instances when they felt vicariously ashamed or guilty for another’s wrongdoing and rated their appraisals of the event and resulting motivations. The study tested aspects of
Attributions to discrimination and self-esteem: Impact of group identification and situational ambiguity
This study examined group identification and situational ambiguity as moderators of attributions to discrimination and self-esteem following negative feedback. As predicted, high gender-identified