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Stereotypes as Self-Fullfilling Prophecies psych 253

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYCH 253
Professor
Steve Spencer
Semester
Fall

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Stereotypes as Self-Fullfilling Prophecies * Do negative societal views of the stigmatized create a self-fulfilling prophecy? (Not always) *Crocker & Major (1987) *Believing the test is biased - (Major, Spencer, Schmader, Wolfe, & Crocker, 1998) Major, et al. (1998) Stereotypes as Self-Fullfilling Prophecies (cont.) * Do negative societal views of the stigmatized create a self-fulfilling prophecy? (Not always) *Crocker & Major (1987) *Believing the test is biased - (Major, Spencer, Schmader, Wolfe, & Crocker, 1998) *Yet sometimes they do - Stereotypes Threat, Achievement and Retention A Model of Stereotype Threat Effects Stereotypes as Self-Fullfilling Prophecies (cont.) * Do negative societal views of the stigmatized create a self-fulfilling prophecy? (Not always) *Crocker & Major (1987) *Believing the test is biased - (Major, Spencer, Schmader, Wolfe, & Crocker, 1998) *Yet sometimes they do - Stereotypes Threat, Achievement and Retention *Women and math (Spencer, Steele, & Quinn, 1999) Spencer, Steele, & Quinn (1999) Stereotypes as Self-Fullfilling Prophecies (cont.) * Do negative societal views of the stigmatized create a self-fulfilling prophecy? (Not always) *Crocker & Major (1987) *Believing the test is biased - (Major, Spencer, Schmader, Wolfe, & Crocker, 1998) *Yet sometimes they do - Stereotypes Threat, Achievement and Retention *Women and math (Spencer, Steele, & Quinn, 1999) *Blacks and verbal performance (Steele & Aronson, 1995) Steele & Aronson (1995) Stereotypes as Self-Fullfilling Prophecies (cont.) * Do negative societal views of the stigmatized create a self-fulfilling prophecy? (Not always) *Crocker & Major (1987) *Believing the test is biased - (Major, Spencer, Schmader, Wolfe, & Crocker, 1998) *Yet sometimes they do - Stereotypes Threat, Achievement and Retention *Women and math (Spencer, Steele, & Quinn, 1999) *Blacks and verbal performance (Steele & Aronson, 1995) *Commercials and Women’s Career Aspirations (Davies, Spencer, Quinn, & Gerhardstein, 2002) Logel et al. (2009) - How Cultural Stereotypes Undermine Women’s Math Performance *We conducted a series of studies that demonstrate that men’s interactions with women create a chilly climate *It is subtle sexist behaviour on the part of men that creates the climate *Study 1 - Do men high in sexism interact with a woman differently than men low in sexism? *Study 3 - Does interacting with a m
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