Influence Of Stress On Stereotypes Research Methods 325 Research Paper

2143 words - 9 pages

Influence of Stress on the Effects of Stereotype Threat
This study looks into the effects of stress and the effects of stereotype threat. It also looks into the interaction that the two factors have with one another. A 2x2 between subjects design only females was utilized to test these effects and interactions when given a verbal test (RAT). Three hypotheses were tested in this experiment and all three showed significant results, with two showing significantly statistical results. Our first hypothesis showed that women in a high stereotype threat scored significantly lower on the RAT. For our second hypothesis, we saw that women in a stress induced condition also scored significantly lower on the RAT. We also saw that the interaction between Stress and Stereotype Threat showed a significant result.
Keywords: Stereotype Threat, Stress Induced, Stress Reduced, Interaction,
Influence of Stress on the Effects of Stereotype Threat
Successful Performance in the realm of academia is paramount for a plethora of reasons in any individual’s life. For that reason we believe that it is important to understand the effects of stereotype threat and how it may impact students under different conditions. For example, if a student is in a more stressful environment will the effects of stereotype threat have a greater impact. There have been previous studies that have addressed the topic of stereotype threat, and they have even attempted to see if the impact could be somewhat reversible. As demonstrated by Aronson, Fried and Good (2002), The African American students (and, to some degree, the white students) encouraged to view intelligence as malleable reported greater enjoyment of the academic process, greater academic engagement, and obtained higher grade point averages than their counterparts in two control groups. The takeaway from this study was that they were able to alter the student’s representation of intelligence, thus changing their environments impact of stereotype threat. Another example of a study assessing the possibility of attacking stereotype threat through means of teaching intelligence as malleable has seen similar results. According to Good, Aronson and Inzlicht (2003), results showed that females in both experimental conditions earned significantly higher math standardized test scores than females in the control condition. Once again we can see that there seems to be underlying causes for the effects of stereotype threat.
Therefore, we are going to examine if stress induced or stress reduced conditions can be an underlying cause for effects of stereotype threat in this study. We will be testing 3 separate hypotheses, two of which will deal with the main effects of stress and stereotype threat and one for the interaction between two. Our first hypothesis is as follows: We believe that women in a high stereotype threat group will perf...


Research methods on quantitive data - psychology - research paper

901 words - 4 pages Introduction Education is an experience everyone is subjected to from a young age, many educators believe that their ability to teach effectively relies on instinct and experience (Book, Byers, & Freeman, 1983). But the retention of information could be affected by something a subtle as how its presented, and how much cognitive burden is required to decipher it. Diemand-Yauman, Oppenheimer and Vaughan argue that reading material should be

The Influence of Early Gregorian Plainchant on Liturgical Music - Music History II - Research Paper

2297 words - 10 pages The Influence of Early Gregorian Plainchant on Modern Choral Music Hayley Bowser MUMH304: Music History II November 1, 2018 2 Before music was regularly transcribed for an accurate performance or used in formal church settings, various styles of music were used with the intentions of detailing specific actions or get-togethers in societies or communities. These gatherings were held amongst people in specific groups or tribes and the music sung

literature review on recovery methods - research methods - essay

2117 words - 9 pages technique for athletes. Compression garments as well are a good form of recovery for athletes. These garments can be worn during and post-exercise which is a big plus for advocating compression garments for recovery, but again future research needs to be done to validate using compression garments for recovery. Foam rolling is next on the list for recovery methods. Research has shown that foam rolling everyday can have a tremendous impact on

Arabic Architecture and Influence - University of Colorado Boulder - Research Paper

2482 words - 10 pages Surname PAGE 9 Mohamad Abou Chaaban Professor Adil ARAB 3231 May 5, 2017 Islamic Architecture and Art and their Influence on Early Modern Europe Despite the existence of anti-Muslim rhetoric in Europe today, one cannot ignore the fact that for many centuries, the continent was under Islam. The earliest period of its Islamization was 652 A.D. when a small Arab army invaded Byzantine Sicily. The island’s local population comprised of Christians

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Research Paper - Health - Research Paper

1181 words - 5 pages Research Paper Although the thought of PTSD was very controversial when it was first talked about, the diagnosis ended up filling a very important gap in the psychiatric theory and practice in 1980. Before PTSD was ever officially a medical condition, people were very skeptical of the validity of the illness until 1980 when the American Psychiatric Association added PTSD to the third edition of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental

Origins Of Psychology And Research Methods Worksheet

1550 words - 7 pages motives. His theory was called Psychoanalysis. Freud relied more on deductive reasoning rather than on rigorous research methods, hence making his approach non-scientific. Also, he laid emphasis on the importance of unconscious processes and unresolved past conflicts.Behaviorist: The founder of the behaviorist school of thought is John B. Watson. Behaviorism perspective rejected the notion of the conscious and unconscious mind, but instead

Stereotypes Shown in Disney Films - English 101 - Research Paper

886 words - 4 pages stereotypes shown in films. Back in nineteen twenty-three, Disney Cartoons, the original name for the production company that made Disney films, released their first cartoon named “Plane Crazy” that featured the debut of Mickey and Minnie Mouse. In the short film, you are introduced to Mickey Mouse who is learning how to build an airplane and fly it. After several failed attempts, he finally succeeds with some help from his girlfriend Minnie Mouse

Stress Management and Department scheduling - Practicum - Research paper

2565 words - 11 pages -related problem that add pressure or stress at work? Yes No 8. Does stress negatively influence your job performance? Yes No 9. Does your job affect your social obligations? Yes No Survey Results Respiratory therapists between the age of 17-27, 83% states they do exercise, sleep, meditate, take yoga classes to reduce stress. They feel they manage their stress level well and does not have a negative influence on their job performance. 9

how does stress affect the body - English - research paper

1327 words - 6 pages How Does Stress Affect The Body? Any intrinsic or extrinsic stimulus that evokes a biological response is known as stress. The compensatory responses to these stresses are known as stress responses. Based on the type, timing and severity of the applied stimulus, stress can exert various actions on the body ranging from alterations in homeostasis to life-threatening effects and death. In many cases, the pathophysiological complications of disease

Statistical Methods In Healthcare - Towson University/Econ 205 - Research Paper

2077 words - 9 pages Methods in Medical Research on Advanced ROC Analysis, and lastly the Misuse and abuse of statistics in biomedical research. Public Evaluation of health service across 21 European Countries There is an increasing interest in measuring satisfaction with health services and health system performance. The evaluation of health services by consumers is important because it can influence the outcomes of certain health services. Consumers are essentially the

Erasmus and the Reformation: A Pyramid of Influence - 298UWM - Research paper

3511 words - 15 pages important pupils, King Henry VIII of England and Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, showcase the influence Erasmus held over the religious politics of Europe. However, by looking at the reign of Henry VIII of England and comparing that to the reign of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor one can easily see that, though educated by the same tutor, the rulers acted on the rise of Protestantism very differently. This ‘pyramid of influence’ as it can be best termed

Research paper effects of autism on families - ENC 1101 - Research

2165 words - 9 pages have reported more stress when having a child diagnosed with ASD as opposed to parents who have children with Down syndrome (Meadan et al., 2010). With no one really understanding the cause of autism, many parents have resorted to blaming themselves or each other. Some fathers may blame the autism on their wives (Barnes, Hall, Roberts, & Graff, 2011). This is defined as ‘refrigerator mother’. The term ‘refrigerator mother’ was coined by Leo Kranner

the blind side and its racial stereotypes - Greenville technical College, English - essay, research paper

1250 words - 5 pages questions. How does the film address a specific point of concern in our culture (especially a specific human experience)? What insight(s) does the film provide into the subject? What characters/scenes/dialogue help to prove these ideas? Does the film humanize the experience/idea, or does it rely on or create stereotypes? What point of view is taken? How is this articulated and argued? Is there a cultural context surrounding the film’s release that

Research Paper on The History of Oceanography

3099 words - 13 pages current patterns in estuaries are also generally formed in response to density differentials. Depending on the amount of marine and fresh water that enters these systems, estuaries may be highly or moderately stratified, vertically homogeneous, or hepersaline. The resultant salinity variations in these areas has a direct influence on the biotic distributions in estuaries.Shorelines are the point of contact between the marine and terrestrial

Research Proposal on The relationship between employees’ sleep and corporate performance - Research methods in economics - Assignment

645 words - 3 pages Free The relationship between employees’ sleep and corporate performance in information technology industry 1. Background/Introduction Sleep can affect attention, memory and cognitive ability and that are the elements of the workplace. However, there is no clear evidence showing that sleep can effect on corporate performance. This research aims to study on the three factors of sleep which include sleep quality, length of sleep, and insomnia, and then