A psychological effect of stereotypes
Abstract: We dont normally think of highly successful people as likely to suffer due to psychological pressure or stereotyping. But according to social psychologists, it is those most invested in their achievement who are most likely to fall prey to a kind of unconscious behavior known as stereotype threat.
Status: Published in Reaching the top: challenges and opportunities for women leaders
File(s): File format is application/pdf http://www.bostonfed.org/economic/nerr/rr2005/q1/section3c.pdf
Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Part of Series: Regional Review
Publication Date: 2005
Issue: Q 1