Stereotype Threat

 The term refers to being at risk [given a specific set of contextual circumstances] of confirming a negative stereotype about one's social group as a self-characteristic [i.e., a personal trait]. For example, Let's say that you find yourself in a situation in which you realize that someone may have a steretotype about you [because of you physical appearance, gender or any other general characteristic of social group] and there is a part of you that is afraid that your [about to be undertaking] action and behavior will prove to that person that the stereotype is true. The concept was first introduced in seminal publication of Steele and Arsonson (1995) (see also ResearchGate link).




Keywords:Stereotype Threat   Doc ID:90112
Owner:Michel W.Group:DS 875 (EPD 690) College Classroom ISIF
Created:2019-03-02 09:36 CDTUpdated:2019-11-10 17:15 CDT
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