An examination of stereotype threat effects on girls' mathematics performance.

  title={An examination of stereotype threat effects on girls' mathematics performance.},
  author={Colleen M. Ganley and Leigh A. Mingle and Allison M. Ryan and Katherine E. Ryan and Marina Vasilyeva and Michelle Perry},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  volume={49 10},
Stereotype threat has been proposed as 1 potential explanation for the gender difference in standardized mathematics test performance among high-performing students. At present, it is not entirely clear how susceptibility to stereotype threat develops, as empirical evidence for stereotype threat effects across the school years is inconsistent. In a series of 3 studies, with a total sample of 931 students, we investigated stereotype threat effects during childhood and adolescence. Three… 

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