The impact of mothers' gender-role stereotypic beliefs on mothers' and children's ability perceptions.

@article{Jacobs1992TheIO,
  title={The impact of mothers' gender-role stereotypic beliefs on mothers' and children's ability perceptions.},
  author={Janis E. Jacobs and Jacquelynne S. Eccles},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={1992},
  volume={63 6},
  pages={
          932-44
        }
}
The focus of this study is the relation between mothers' gender stereotypic beliefs, their perceptions of their children's abilities, and their children's self-perceptions in 3 activity domains. Approximately 1,500 mothers and their 11- to 12-year-old children responded to questions about the children's abilities in the math, sports, and social domains. It was predicted that mothers' beliefs about their children would be moderated by their gender stereotypic beliefs about the abilities of… CONTINUE READING

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