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EXPERIENCES REDUCE STEREOTYPES

So in these 10 weeks of spotlights we can find a significant decrease in the number of stereotypical descriptions per student and I’m basically going from zero to quite a few non-stereotypical descriptions at the end. And in the quasi-control class that I taught they did not find these shifts which I… I thought it was kind of interesting because I feel like I can’t go through a class with presenting some examples of diverse scientists. And so in that class I did, like during class like in… so we’d looked at them during class… that did not change people’s minds. And so there was something about the Medi-cognitive individual effort, the weekly effort that apparently caused these shifts more so than just presenting some [00:56:00] folks in class.