Stereotype threat and the intellectual test performance of African Americans

A highly cited paper related to Stereotype Threat. Paper PDF : Stereotype threat and the intellectual test performance of African Americans Stereotype threat is being at risk of confirming, as self-characteristic, a negative stereotype about one’s group. Studies 1 and 2 varied the stereotype vulnerability of Black participants taking a difficult verbal test by varying whether […]

Are Emily and Greg More Employable than Lakisha and Jamal? A Field Experiment on Labor Market Discrimination

This is an older Correspondence Testing Experiment from from National Bureau of Economic Research 2003.   But not a bad introduction on Correspondence Testing. Research Link: Are Emily and Greg More Employable than Lakisha and Jamal? A Field Experiment on Labor Market Discrimination Marianne Bertrand, Sendhil Mullainathan We perform a field experiment to measure racial discrimination in the labor […]

Unconscious Bias in the Classroom: Evidence and Opportunities 2017

An interesting article by Google Research exploring Unconscious Bias in the Classroom. Link to Article: Unconscious Bias in the Classroom: Evidence and Opportunities 2017 The underrepresentation of women and racial and ethnic minorities in computer science (CS) and other fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) is a serious impediment to technological innovation as well […]