A particular resiliency to threatening environments

  title={A particular resiliency to threatening environments},
  author={Michael Inzlicht and Joshua Aronson and Catherine J Good and Linda McKay},
Being in the numerical minority can impair intellectual performance. We suggest, however, that these negative eVects need not extend to everyone because some people—speciWcally high self-monitors—can overcome the eVects of situationally activated stereotypes. In two studies, we manipulated the race/sex composition of small groups and assessed intellectual performance. Results revealed that: (a) self-monitoring moderated the eVects of group-composition on performance, such that it was positively… CONTINUE READING
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