Stereotype Threat (Classic)

Nov 25, 08 Stereotype Threat (Classic)

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Article Critique of:Steele, Claude M. & Aronson, Joshua (1995). Stereotype treat and the intelligence testperformance of African Americans. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 5,797-811.By Alla Andelman This study comprised of four experiments to discover if stereotype threat had a negative impact on the performance...

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Using a Joystick to Increase Identification with Math

Nov 18, 08 Using a Joystick to Increase Identification with Math

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Article critique ofKerry Kawakami, Jennifer R. Steele, Claudia Cifa, Curtis E. Phills, and John F. Dovidio (2007). Approaching math increases Math=me and Math= pleasant. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44, 818-825by Alla Andelman This study, done in two parts, tested women’s identification with math based on approach...

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False Memories and Behavior

Nov 12, 08 False Memories and Behavior

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A review of: Geraerts, E., Bernstein, D.M., Merckelbach, H., Linders, C., Raymaekers, L., & Loftus, E.F. (2008). Lasting false beliefs and their behavioral consequences. Psychological Science, 19, 749-753. by Micol Levi-Minzi In this article Geraerts, et al. (2008) sought to examine the relationship between false memories and...

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