Effects of Salient Multiple Identities on Women's Performance Under Mathematics Stereotype Threat

  title={Effects of Salient Multiple Identities on Women's Performance Under Mathematics Stereotype Threat},
  author={Dana M. Gresky and Laura L. Ten Eyck and Charles G. Lord and Rusty B. McIntyre},
  journal={Sex Roles},
Previous research on affective extremity and social identity complexity suggested that women's mathematics stereotype threat might be alleviated by reminding individual women of their multiple roles and identities, most of which would presumably be unrelated and thus impervious to negative stereotypes regarding math performance. To test this hypothesis, we primed the relevant stereotype and then asked men and women college students to draw self-concept maps with many or few nodes. When they… 
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