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The contributions of stereotype threat research to social psychology (2015)
Journal Article
Pennington, C. R. (2015). The contributions of stereotype threat research to social psychology

Stereotype threat describes the experience of being viewed through the lens of a negative stereotype. This social psychological phenomenon demonstrates the deleterious effects that negative societal stereotypes can exert on performance. The current a... Read More about The contributions of stereotype threat research to social psychology.

The effects of stereotype threat and contextual cues on alcohol users' inhibitory control (2015)
Journal Article
Pennington, C. R., Pennington, C., Qureshi, A., Monk, R. L., & Heim, D. (2016). The effects of stereotype threat and contextual cues on alcohol users' inhibitory control. Addictive Behaviors, 54, 12-17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2015.11.014

© 2015 Elsevier Ltd. Aim: Previous research indicates that users of illicit substances exhibit diminished cognitive function under stereotype threat. Advancing this research, the current study aimed to examine the effects of stereotype threat on alco... Read More about The effects of stereotype threat and contextual cues on alcohol users' inhibitory control.

The PhD journey: A guide to applying, starting and succeeding (2015)
Book Chapter
Pennington, C., & Norris, E. (2015). The PhD journey: A guide to applying, starting and succeeding. In E. Norris (Ed.), A Guide for Psychology Postgraduates: Surviving Postgraduate Study, 50-54. British Psychological Society

To postgraduates, a PhD may seem like an ideal opportunity to improve research skills prior to future work. However, the application process is a competitive and often challenging experience. This article seeks to de-mystify some of the common questi... Read More about The PhD journey: A guide to applying, starting and succeeding.