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Title

Resilient to the Threat: Moderators of Stereotype Threat and Women's Math Performance

Presentation Type

Oral Presentation

Keywords

Mathematical ability--Sex differences; Women in mathematics; Stereotypes (Social psychology);

Abstract

The presentation examines stereotype threat, resilience, self-efficacy, gender identification, and math relevance. Participants were exposed to a gender prime, measured on math performance, resilience, self-efficacy, strength of gender identification, and relevance of mathematics. It is hypothesized highly resilient women will have better math performance than less resilient women.

Start Date

6-4-2016 3:40 PM

End Date

6-4-2016 4:00 PM

Faculty Advisor

Elizabeth Lefler

Department

Department of Psychology

Comments

Location: Elm Room, Maucker Union

Embargo Date

4-6-2016

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Apr 6th, 3:40 PM Apr 6th, 4:00 PM

Resilient to the Threat: Moderators of Stereotype Threat and Women's Math Performance

The presentation examines stereotype threat, resilience, self-efficacy, gender identification, and math relevance. Participants were exposed to a gender prime, measured on math performance, resilience, self-efficacy, strength of gender identification, and relevance of mathematics. It is hypothesized highly resilient women will have better math performance than less resilient women.