Is STEM running out of steam for Asian Americans? College admissions officers' perceptions of applicants

  title={Is STEM running out of steam for Asian Americans? College admissions officers' perceptions of applicants},
  author={Daniel Chai and Allyson Weseley},
  journal={Asian Journal of Social Psychology},
While many people view Asian Americans as ‘model minorities’ who excel in math, science and music, they are also negatively stereotyped as nerdy and unsociable. Research has shown that Asian Americans have to outperform other races academically to receive equal consideration by colleges. This study is the first to test whether this bias is directed towards all Asian Americans or only those who fit the model minority stereotype. The present experiment investigates the effect of race and… 

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