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Danaher & Crandall, 2008: Lowering identity threat by asking demographic questions at the end of a test increased scores and likelihood of receiving credit among high school girls

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Danaher, K., & Crandall, C. S. (2008). Stereotype threat in applied settings re-examined. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 38(6), 1639-1655.
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Summary:

High school students took the AP Calculus test with standard demographic questions (race, gender) moved to the end instead of immediately before the test. This raised girls’ scores, and increased the percentage of girls who received AP credit from 32% to 38%.

Psychological Process:

What Desired Meaning is At Stake?

What is the Person Trying to Understand?

Other People and Groups

Approach to Desired Meaning

What about it?

Changing how other people appear to view the self

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Need

What is the Person Trying to Understand?

What Desired Meaning is At Stake?

What Desired Meaning is At Stake?

What About it?

Approach to Desired Meaning

Approach to Desired Meaning

How?

Psychological Question Addressed

Psychological Question Addressed

Psychological Question Addressed

Psychological Process 3:

Need

What Desired Meaning is At Stake?

Approach to Desired Meaning

How?

Psychological Question Addressed

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Walton & Wilson, 2018