Stereotype Threat and Men's Body Image

Friday, November 7, 2014
Plaza Foyer (Sheraton)
Jessica Szafranski , Elmhurst College
Kate Johnstone , Elmhurst College
Because research is highly valued in society, this study investigates the effects of research-based stereotype threat. Findings suggest that because researchers’ findings can be extremely influential, writers of research papers must be cautious in conveying negative messages to readers.