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Why so few?: The role of social identity and situational cues in understanding the under-representation of women in STEM fields
2015, In Mavor, K.I., Platow, M., & Bizumic, B. (Eds.). Self, Social Identity, andEducation. Psychology Press: New York, NY.
Race and the schooling of black Americans
1992, The Atlantic
Reducing the effects of stereotype threat on African American college students by shaping theories of intelligence
2002, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology
In one experiment, college students who believed they were writing motivational letters to middle schoolers about intelligence being malleable later earned higher grades than those in a control group. The effect was most pronounced for African American students, who also reported enjoying school more.