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Stereotype Threat: Theory, Process, and Application

Michael Inzlicht and Toni Schmader

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732449
eISBN:
9780199918508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732449.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Stereotype threat is defined as a situational predicament in which individuals are at risk of confirming negative stereotypes about their group. It is the resulting sense that one might ... More


The Power of Planning: Self-Control by Effective Goal-striving

Peter M. Gollwitzer, Caterina Gawrilow, and Gabriele Oettingen

in Self Control in Society, Mind, and Brain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195391381
eISBN:
9780199776894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391381.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Social Psychology

As highlighted by Kurt Lewin, goal attainment is not yet secured solely by forming strong commitments to highly desirable and feasible goals. There is always the subsequent issue of implementing a ... More


Introduction

Michael Inzlicht and Toni Schmader

in Stereotype Threat: Theory, Process, and Application

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732449
eISBN:
9780199918508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732449.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Stereotype threat is one of the most widely studied social psychological concepts of the past 20 years. In this introductory chapter, we provide a broad overview of the theory and introduce the goals ... More


Stereotype Threat in the Real World

Joshua Aronson and Thomas Dee

in Stereotype Threat: Theory, Process, and Application

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732449
eISBN:
9780199918508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732449.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Hundreds of laboratory experiments have shown that stereotype threat can undermine intellectual performance in the laboratory. But do the same processes demonstrated in the laboratory operate in the ... More


Social Belonging and the Motivation and Intellectual Achievement of Negatively Stereotyped Students

Gregory M. Walton and Priyanka B. Carr

in Stereotype Threat: Theory, Process, and Application

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732449
eISBN:
9780199918508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732449.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

An important consequence of negative stereotypes that impugn non-Asian ethnic minorities’ intellectual ability and women’s mathematical ability is to convey to the targets of these stereotypes that ... More


An Identity Threat Perspective on Intervention

Geoffrey L. Cohen, Valerie Purdie-Vaughns, and Julio Garcia

in Stereotype Threat: Theory, Process, and Application

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732449
eISBN:
9780199918508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732449.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Kurt Lewin, the renowned experimental social psychologist, said that understanding the processes underlying a problem can help us to remedy it. He also said that one of the best ways to understand a ... More


The Role of Recess in Primary School

ANTHONY D. PELLEGRINI and ROBYN M. HOLMES

in Play = Learning: How Play Motivates and Enhances Children's Cognitive and Social-Emotional Growth

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195304381
eISBN:
9780199894321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304381.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Children's opportunities for free time (in the form of recess) and corresponding opportunities to interact with their peers have been eliminated or diminished in many school systems across the United ... More


Types of Threats: From Stereotype Threat to Stereotype Threats

Jenessa R. Shapiro

in Stereotype Threat: Theory, Process, and Application

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732449
eISBN:
9780199918508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732449.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The psychological experience of stereotype threat—a concern about being seen through the lens of a negative stereotype—can undermine motivation and performance in stereotype-relevant fields (Steele, ... More


Children’s Sleep Deficits and Cognitive and Behavioral Adjustment

Angela D. Staples and John and E. Bates

in Sleep and Development: Familial and Socio-Cultural Considerations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195395754
eISBN:
9780199894468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395754.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on the consequences of sleep deficits for children between one and ten years of age. Research on adolescents and adults strongly suggests that sleep plays important roles in ... More


The Correlation with Academic Achievement

Charles Fowler

in Strong Arts, Strong Schools: The Promising Potential and Shortsighted Disregard of the Arts in American Schooling

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148336
eISBN:
9780199849154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148336.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Philosophy of Music

The effect of arts study on learning in general, though not yet substantiated sufficiently, can be surprisingly positive. Students that study the arts seem to do better overall. Apparently there is a ... More


Concerns About Generalizing Stereotype Threat Research Findings to Operational High-stakes Testing

Paul R. Sackett and Ann Marie Ryan

in Stereotype Threat: Theory, Process, and Application

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732449
eISBN:
9780199918508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732449.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The vast majority of stereotype threat research has been done in laboratory settings, and the focus of the chapter is on generalizing findings to the use of cognitive ability tests in high-stakes ... More


Connecting in College: How Friendship Networks Matter for Academic and Social Success

Janice M. McCabe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226409498
eISBN:
9780226409665
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226409665.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

What types of friendship networks do students form? Who forms which type? What academic and social outcomes are attached to them? And how they impact students after college? These are some of the ... More


College Life, 1945–1970

Keith Thomas

in The History of the University of Oxford: Volume VIII: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229742
eISBN:
9780191678912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229742.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines college life at Oxford during the period from 1945 to 1970. College life during this period represents a picture of immense vitality and diversity. In addition to the ... More


Student Participation and Social Difference: Race, Gender, Status, and Context in Law School Classes

Elizabeth Mertz

in The Language of Law School: Learning to "Think Like a Lawyer"

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195183108
eISBN:
9780199870875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183108.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter discusses student participation in the law school classroom, with particular attention to race and gender as well as status and context. The implications for our understandings of ... More


Evaluating the School Environment

Angelo J. Bellomo

in Safe and Healthy School Environments

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179477
eISBN:
9780199864638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179477.003.0025
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

A better understanding of the relationship between school conditions and students' academic performance could engender major support for improving the quality of the learning environment. An ... More


Promising Practices: Preparing Children of Immigrants in New York and Sweden

Carola Suárez-Orozco, Margary Martin, Mikael Alexandersson, L. Janelle Dance, and Johannes Lunneblad

in The Children of Immigrants at School: A Comparative Look at Integration in the United States and Western Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760949
eISBN:
9780814724354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760949.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines whether schools that are successful with immigrant-origin children employ practices that have the promise of being useful elsewhere. Focusing on two high schools in the United ... More


Determined to Succeed?: Performance versus Choice in Educational Attainment

Michelle Jackson (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804783026
eISBN:
9780804784481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783026.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

In many countries, concern about socio-economic inequalities in educational attainment has focused on inequalities in test scores and grades. The presumption has been that the best way to reduce ... More


Catholic Schools and Charter Schools

Margaret F. Brinig and Nicole Stelle Garnett

in Lost Classroom, Lost Community: Catholic Schools' Importance in Urban America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226122007
eISBN:
9780226122144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226122144.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter describes charter schools in the United States. Particular attention is paid to the connections between Catholic schools and charter schools, including the competitive pressures that ... More


Primary and Secondary Effects: Some Methodological Issues

Christiana Kartsonaki, Michelle Jackson, and David R. Cox

in Determined to Succeed?: Performance versus Choice in Educational Attainment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804783026
eISBN:
9780804784481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783026.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses a method for providing quantitative estimates of the relative importance of primary and secondary effects in creating educational inequalities, describes the method, and ... More


A Golden Age At Last 1980–2014

David Turner

in The Old Boys: The Decline and Rise of the Public School

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300189926
eISBN:
9780300213133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300189926.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter describes the British public school system from 1980 to 2014. Topics covered include the first round of what would become known as “the facilities arms race” in the 1980s—a dash by ... More


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