"White Bear Remedies: Counteracting Gender Based Stereotype Threat with Self-Regulation Depletion"
 presented by:
Robert Lytle, Annamarie Roszko, Megan Niziolek /
Dr. Jeff Aspelmeier,
Dr. Niels Christensen
Abstract. The present research investigates whether depletion of self-regulatory resources can ameliorate the negative effects of gender based stereotype threat. The study compares undergraduate men’s and women’s performance on a math task designed to activate stereotype threat among women after completing a short writing task that depleted one’s ability monitor and regulate their own performance. To the extent that stereotype threat involves the use self-regulation based interference, depletion should result in a rebound in relative performance among women experiencing gender based stereotype threat.
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