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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.)
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* do negative societal views of the stigmatized create a self-fulfilling prophecy? (not always) *believing the test is biased - (major, spencer, schmader, wolfe, & *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, & 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. *twenty eight male engineers interacted with a female confederate on a collaborative engineering task. *before the task we measured men"s subtle sexism by having them complete several sentences including: jenny went home to cook dinner __________ . *the task had the male participants and the female confederate discuss a ny times article on the hewlett-packard/compaq merger.

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