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Do You Answer The Question Or The Person Asking?

I just saw this interesting post titled “How a Self-Fulfilling Stereotype Can Drag Down Performance” by Shankar Vedantam from Washington Post’s Department of Human Behavior. ┬áThe article talks about how “stereotype threat” can affect our responses to a challenge, and consequently, our performance.

Here is one experiment described in the article:

Sociologist Min-Hsuing Huang recently decided to ask . . . → Read More: Do You Answer The Question Or The Person Asking?

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How Are You Primed Today?

Picture this. You walk from home to the movie theatre which is a block away. You watch a movie that has a very sombre story involving a lot of old people and the problems they face. Then you walk back home. The next day, you do the exact same thing, except this time, you watch an . . . → Read More: How Are You Primed Today?

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