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Good et al., 2008: Lowering identity threat on test improved scores, especially among White women

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Good, C., Aronson, J., & Harder, J. A. (2008). Problems in the pipeline: Stereotype threat and women's achievement in high-level math courses. Journal of applied developmental psychology, 29(1), 17-28.
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Summary:

Women enrolled in demanding college calculus sequence took a practice final exam. When this exam was described as evaluative of calculus ability but as yielding “no gender differences,” as compared to when it was simply described as evaluative of ability, women and especially White women performed significantly better.

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What Desired Meaning is At Stake?

What is the Person Trying to Understand?

Other People and Groups

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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?

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Approach to Desired Meaning

How?

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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