Calculus GPA and Math Identification as Moderators of Stereotype Threat in Highly Persistent Women

  title={Calculus GPA and Math Identification as Moderators of Stereotype Threat in Highly Persistent Women},
  author={Julia R. Steinberg and Morris A. Okun and Leona S. Aiken},
  journal={Basic and Applied Social Psychology},
  pages={534 - 543}
The present research tested whether the effect of stereotype threat on calculus performance was moderated by calculus GPA and math identification in advanced undergraduate women majoring in science, technology, and engineering (STEM) fields. Women (n = 102) were randomly assigned to one of three conditions—stereotype threat, gender equivalence, or no mention (of gender). Confirming stereotype threat theory, at high levels of calculus GPA and math identification, women performed the worst in the… 
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