A social identity approach to career development : possible selves and prototypical occupational identities
The notion of identity lies at the heart of many career theories, yet the concept is not well or consistently defined within the literature. This programme of doctoral research aimed to explore two…
Of Time Gals and Mega Men: Empirical Findings on Gender Differences in Digital Game Genre Preferences and the Accuracy of Respective Gender Stereotypes
- Sociology, PsychologyFrontiers in Psychology
It is found that gender stereotypes were accurate in direction for most genres but were, to some degree, inaccurate in size: For most genres, gender stereotypes overestimated the actual gender difference with a moderate mean effect size.
‘Thinking ill of others without sufficient warrant?’ Transcending the accuracy–inaccuracy dualism in prejudice and stereotyping research
- PsychologyThe British journal of social psychology
The present paper argues that in its own terms the 'rationalist turn' in socio-cognitive research on stereotyping presents an important challenge to the prejudice tradition, raising troubling questions about its conceptual and empirical foundations, and argues for the necessity of transcending those terms.
Honesty, beliefs about honesty, and economic growth in 15 countries
Stereotypes as Valid Categories of Knowledge and Human Perceptions of Group Differences
Stereotypes – beliefs about group differences – are more complex than is generally assumed. First, we address the multidimensionality of stereotypes under the framework of the Cubic EPA model which…
A school-based intervention to reduce gender-stereotyping
- PsychologySchool Psychology International
Children’s adherence to gender stereotypes can be detrimental, yet interventions to tackle stereotyping have achieved mixed success. Few studies have examined interventions developed collaboratively…
A study of stereotype accuracy in the Netherlands: immigrant crime, occupational sex distribution, and provincial income inequality
In this pre-registered study, we gathered two online samples totaling 615 subjects. The first sample was nationally representative with regards to age, sex and education, the second was an online…
COVID-19–associated discrimination in Germany
- PsychologyResearch in Social Stratification and Mobility
Subtle discrimination: do stereotypes among teachers trigger bias in their expectations and widen ethnic achievement gaps?
Ethnic and racial disparities in educational outcomes, such as test scores, are a core issue of educational research. While the role of student and family factors in the formation of such disparities…
The Social Dimension of Older Ages
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A field study methodology was used to study the role that stereotyping and prototypicality assessment play in overconfident social prediction. Preliminary research verified the existence of distinct…
FORMING IMPRESSIONS FROM STEREOTYPES, TRAITS, AND BEHAVIORS : A PARALLEL-CONSTRAINT-SATISFACTION THEORY
Stereotype Accuracy: Estimating the Academic Performance of Ethnic Groups
The authors investigated the accuracy of stereotypes of the academic performance of ethnic groups. Ninety-four participants estimated the mean academic performance of Toronto highschool students from…
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Interpreting Interpersonal Behavior: The Effects of Expectancies
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