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Authors:

  • Katharina Block, Univ. of British Columbia
  • Toni Schmader, Univ. of British Columbia
  • William Hall, Univ. of Toronto
  • Michelle Inness, Univ. of Alberta
  • Elizabeth Croft, Univ. of British Columbia
Two lines of work examine how implicit gender stereotypes shape self-concepts. Studies 1 and 2 provide correlational and experimental evidence that gender differences in communal self-concept depend on implicit gender stereotypes. Study 3 shows that an eng=male stereotype predicts lower job commitment in women engineers to the extent that it predicts less self-concept fit in engineering.
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