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Women self-stereotype with feminine stereotypical traits under stereotype threat

Tellhed, Una LU and Björklund, Fredrik LU (2008) In Current Research in Social Psychology 13(18). p.219-231
Abstract
Is self-stereotyping part of the stereotype threat process? The self-concepts of 122 male and female business students were assessed by self-report and the Implicit Association Test (Greenwald, McGhee & Schwartz, 1998). The participants were either told that their salary negotiating ability would be assessed (stereotype threat) or not. There were no sex-differences in the non-diagnostic condition but in the stereotype threat condition, the women explicitly self-stereotyped with feminine stereotypical traits. There was also a trend for the women under stereotype threat to implicitly self-stereotype. As the self-concept is considered an important regulator of behavior, the result is discussed in terms of its potential to explain... (More)
Is self-stereotyping part of the stereotype threat process? The self-concepts of 122 male and female business students were assessed by self-report and the Implicit Association Test (Greenwald, McGhee & Schwartz, 1998). The participants were either told that their salary negotiating ability would be assessed (stereotype threat) or not. There were no sex-differences in the non-diagnostic condition but in the stereotype threat condition, the women explicitly self-stereotyped with feminine stereotypical traits. There was also a trend for the women under stereotype threat to implicitly self-stereotype. As the self-concept is considered an important regulator of behavior, the result is discussed in terms of its potential to explain stereotype threat effects. (Less)
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  pages        = {219--231},
  publisher    = {University of Iowa, Department of Sociology},
  series       = {Current Research in Social Psychology},
  title        = {Women self-stereotype with feminine stereotypical traits under stereotype threat},
  volume       = {13},
  year         = {2008},
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