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Marchand, G. C., & Taasoobshirazi, G. (2013). Stereotype threat and women's performance in physics. International Journal of Science Education, 35(18), 3050–3061. doi:10.1080/09500693.2012.683461
This paper investigates the impact of stereotype threat on young women’s academic achievement in high school physics classes. Stereotype threat is the reinforcement of a negative stereotype. Results show that, although females underperformed when exposed to explicit and implicit stereotype threat conditions, their performance was identical to...