Does Race Affect Academic Performance?

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It does. And so does gender. Exactly how it effects your test scores totally depends on the thoughts floating around in your head, no matter what color it is. In fact, race and gender aren’t really the culprit; for that we have to look to stereotypes. In the classic study on stereotype threat researchers Claude SteeleContinue reading “Does Race Affect Academic Performance?”

Prime Yourself for Success

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What do the words in the following list have in common? reliable rock steady trustworthy Abe true honest Did you figure it out? They are all words that have to do with being reliable or trustworthy. Did you realize, however, that just thinking about these words has primed you (predisposed you) to view things inContinue reading “Prime Yourself for Success”