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How Stereotyping Yourself Contributes to Your Success (or Failure)

People's performance on intellectual and athletic tasks is shaped by awareness of stereotypes about the groups to which they belong. New research explains why—and how we can break free from the expectations of others

April 1, 2008 — S. Alexander Haslam, Jessica Salvatore, Thomas Kessler and Stephen D. Reicher