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Social Perception and Social RealityWhy Accuracy Dominates Bias and Self-Fulfilling Prophecy$
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Lee Jussim

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780195366600

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366600.001.0001

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Pervasive Stereotype Accuracy

Pervasive Stereotype Accuracy

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(p.323) 17 Pervasive Stereotype Accuracy
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Social Perception and Social Reality
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Lee Jussim

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366600.003.0069

This chapter reviews every high-quality study of stereotype accuracy that could be found. It presents the evidence with respect to personal and consensual accuracy, using both correlations and discrepancy scores (see Chapter 16 for an explanation of what these are). It includes sections reviewing the empirical research on racial, gender, and other stereotypes. When the original studies addressed conditions under which accuracy was higher or lower, that, too, is included here. Furthermore, each study is critically evaluated, highlighting both its strengths and its limitations. Overall, this review indicates that the high-quality scientific research consistently shows that stereotype accuracy is one of the largest effects in all of social psychology.

Keywords:   stereotypes, stereotype accuracy, scientific research, social psychology

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