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Creating a critical mass eliminates the effects of stereotype threat on women's mathematical performance (2016)
Journal Article
Pennington, C. R., Pennington, C., & Heim, D. (2016). Creating a critical mass eliminates the effects of stereotype threat on women's mathematical performance. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 86(3), 353-368. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjep.12110

© 2016 The British Psychological Society. BACKGROUND: Women in mathematical domains may become attuned to situational cues that signal a discredited social identity, contributing to their lower achievement and underrepresentation.AIM: This study exam... Read More about Creating a critical mass eliminates the effects of stereotype threat on women's mathematical performance.

The malleability of stigmatizing attitudes: Combining imagined social contact with implicit attitude feedback (2016)
Journal Article
Pennington, C. R., Pennington, C., Campbell, C., Monk, R. L., & Heim, D. (2016). The malleability of stigmatizing attitudes: Combining imagined social contact with implicit attitude feedback. American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 19(3), 175-195. https://doi.org/10.1080/15487768.2016.1171175

© 2016, Copyright © Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. Research is reported that examines whether imagined social contact combined with implicit attitude feedback may be an effective intervention for inducing changes in attitudes toward mental ill health... Read More about The malleability of stigmatizing attitudes: Combining imagined social contact with implicit attitude feedback.

"Girls can't play": The effects of stereotype threat on females' gaming performance (2016)
Journal Article
Pennington, C. R., Kaye, L. K., & Pennington, C. (2016). "Girls can't play": The effects of stereotype threat on females' gaming performance. Computers in Human Behavior, 59, 202-209. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2016.02.020

© 2016 Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. The current study examined the impact of stereotype threat on female online gamers' performance and further examined whether manipulating the availability of multiple social identities effectivel... Read More about "Girls can't play": The effects of stereotype threat on females' gaming performance.

Twenty years of stereotype threat research: A review of psychological mediators (2016)
Journal Article
Pennington, C. R., Pennington, C., Heim, D., Levy, A. R., & Larkin, D. T. (2016). Twenty years of stereotype threat research: A review of psychological mediators. PLoS ONE, 11(1), e0146487. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0146487

Copyright © 2016 Pennington et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and... Read More about Twenty years of stereotype threat research: A review of psychological mediators.

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.