Stereotype threat among schoolgirls in quasi-ordinary classroom circumstances

  title={Stereotype threat among schoolgirls in quasi-ordinary classroom circumstances},
  author={Pascal Huguet and Isabelle R{\'e}gner},
  journal={Journal of Educational Psychology},
There is ample evidence today in the stereotype threat literature that women and girls are influenced by gender-stereotyped expectations on standardized math tests. Despite its high relevance to education, this phenomenon has not received much attention in school settings. The present studies offer the 1st evidence to date indicating that middle school girls exhibit a performance deficit in quasi-ordinary classroom circumstances when they are simply led to believe that the task at hand measures… 

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