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Whistling Vivaldi

And Other Clues to How Stereotypes Affect Us

by Claude M. Steele

Hardcover, 242 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $25.95 |

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Whistling Vivaldi
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And Other Clues to How Stereotypes Affect Us
Author
Claude M. Steele

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Through dramatic personal stories, the author shares the experiments and studies that show that exposing subjects to stereotypes, including those applying to race and gender, impairs the subjects' performance in the area affected by the stereotype.

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