Stereotype threat and gender differences in chemistry

  title={Stereotype threat and gender differences in chemistry},
  author={Cijy Elizabeth Sunny and Gita Taasoobshirazi and Lauren Clark and G. Marchand},
  journal={Instructional Science},
Stereotype threat theory (STT) offers one explanation for achievement differences in math and science for both women and minority students. Specifically, STT posits that the perceived risk of confirming a negative stereotype about an individual’s identity group acts as a psychological burden that negatively impacts performance. This study examined the impact of stereotype threat (ST) on gender differences in chemistry achievement, self-efficacy, and test-anxiety using a four-group, quasi… Expand
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