The manuscript presents the results of an original research.
In the experiments presented, we investigated the role of subtle (Experimenter’s gender) and blatant cues (Diagnosticity) on perceived stereotype threat and performance, and showed that perceived stereotype threat can be an informative ecological predictor of performance decrease when added to subtle cue manipulation.
Declaration of conflicts of interestThe authors disclose any actual or potential conflict of interest.
Lead author countryFrance
Lead author job roleHigher Education Researcher
Lead author institutionUniversité Paris Nanterre
Ethics statementThe procedures performed in these two studies were in accordance with the ethical standards of the national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards. No ethics committee was consulted for these studies since none existed at Paris-Nanterre University when the studies were conducted. Informed consent was obtained from all participants and none choose to quit the experiment.