A Difference-Education Intervention Equips First-Generation College Students to Thrive in the Face of Stressful College Situations.

@article{Stephens2015ADI,
  title={A Difference-Education Intervention Equips First-Generation College Students to Thrive in the Face of Stressful College Situations.},
  author={Nicole Stephens and Sarah S. M. Townsend and Maryam G Hamedani and Mesmin Destin and Vida M Manzo},
  journal={Psychological science},
  year={2015},
  volume={26 10},
  pages={1556-66}
}
A growing social psychological literature reveals that brief interventions can benefit disadvantaged students. We tested a key component of the theoretical assumption that interventions exert long-term effects because they initiate recursive processes. Focusing on how interventions alter students' responses to specific situations over time, we conducted a follow-up lab study with students who had participated in a difference-education intervention 2 years earlier. In the intervention, students… CONTINUE READING