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dc.contributor.author Woodcock, Anna
dc.contributor.author Hernandez, Paul R.
dc.contributor.author Estrada, Mica
dc.contributor.author Schultz, P. Wesley
dc.date.accessioned 2017-10-31T21:16:25Z
dc.date.available 2017-10-31T21:16:25Z
dc.date.issued 2012-10
dc.identifier.citation Woodcock, A., Hernandez, P., Estrada, M., & Schultz, P. W. (2012). The consequences of chronic stereotype threat: Domain identification and attrition. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 103, 635-646. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/197526
dc.description.abstract "This article may not exactly replicate the final version published in the APA journal. It is not the copy of record." Stereotype threat impairs performance across many domains. Despite a wealth of research, the long-term consequences of chronic stereotype threat have received little empirical attention. Beyond the immediate impact on performance, the experience of chronic stereotype threat is hypothesized to lead to domain disidentification and eventual domain abandonment. Stereotype threat is 1 explanation why African Americans and Hispanic/Latino(a)s “leak” from each juncture of the academic scientific pipeline in disproportionately greater numbers than their White and Asian counterparts. Using structural equation modeling, we tested the stereotype threat-disidentification hypothesis across 3 academic years with a national longitudinal panel of undergraduate minority science students. Experience of stereotype threat was associated with scientific disidentification, which in turn predicted a significant decline in the intention to pursue a scientific career. Race/ethnicity moderated this effect, whereby the effect was evident for Hispanic/Latino(a) students but not for all African American students. We discuss findings in terms of understanding chronic stereotype threat. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Journal of Personality and Social Psychology en_US
dc.relation.uri doi: 10.1037/a0029120. en_US
dc.rights Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, American Psychological Association "This article may not exactly replicate the final version published in the APA journal. It is not the copy of record." en_US
dc.title The Consequences of Chronic Stereotype Threat: Domain Disidentification and Abandonment en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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