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Title

Resilience and Stereotype Threat: An Examination of Math Performance in Men and Women

Presentation Type

Poster Presentation

Keywords

Resilience (Personality trait); Rejection (Psychology);

Abstract

The presentation examines stereotype threat, resilience, self-efficacy, and gender based rejection sensitivity. Participants were exposed to a gender prime, answered 10 math questions, and were measured on math performance, resilience, self-efficacy, and rejection sensitivity. It is hypothesized women who are not affected by the gender prime will be high in resilience.

Start Date

1-4-2015 12:00 PM

End Date

1-4-2015 2:00 PM

Faculty Advisor

Kimberly MacLin

Department

Department of Psychology

Comments

Category: Poster Presentations - Research

Embargo Date

3-14-2015

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Resilience and Stereotype Threat: An Examination of Math Performance in Men and Women

The presentation examines stereotype threat, resilience, self-efficacy, and gender based rejection sensitivity. Participants were exposed to a gender prime, answered 10 math questions, and were measured on math performance, resilience, self-efficacy, and rejection sensitivity. It is hypothesized women who are not affected by the gender prime will be high in resilience.