Joshua Aronson

New York University

Research Initiative:

Joshua Aronson, Associate Professor of Applied Psychology at New York University, will write a book profiling how anxieties triggered by negative stereotypes can impair the intellectual test performance of female and black students. He will examine the effectiveness of intervention strategies that seek to help children from stigmatized groups overcome these negative stereotype effects. Aronson will also co-edit a book with Stanford psychologist Claude Steele about narrowing the educational achievement gap between black and white students.


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