Thin Ice: Stereotype Threat and Black College Students When capable black college students fail to perform as well as their white counterparts, the explanation often has less to do with preparation or ability than with the threat of stereotypes about their capacity to succeed. Educators at Stanford who tested this hypothesis report their findings and propose solutions
New research on how stereotypes use up our energy & complicate how successful women are in STEM fields. Have you ever thought twice about jumping into a conversation due to a stereotype? Didn't want to appear dumb?