Exploring the Moderating Role of Context on the Mathematics Performance of Females Under Stereotype Threat: A Meta-Analysis

  title={Exploring the Moderating Role of Context on the Mathematics Performance of Females Under Stereotype Threat: A Meta-Analysis},
  author={Katherine Picho and Ariel Rodr{\'i}guez and Lauren Finnie},
  journal={The Journal of Social Psychology},
  pages={299 - 333}
ABSTRACT The current meta-analysis synthesized 17 years of research on stereotype threat (ST). Specifically, it examined the moderating effect of contextual factors on ST. Findings revealed that, on average, females in ST conditions performed less well on mathematics tests than their control counterparts (d = |0.24|). Results also showed that females did not benefit more from female-only testing situations, or testing contexts where they formed the majority. Nevertheless, the trend in ST… 

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