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Whistling Vivaldi: and Other Clues to How Sterotypes Affect Us

Cover of Whistling Vivaldi: and Oth
by Claude Steele

In this work, the author, a social psychologist, presents an insider's look at his research and details his groundbreaking findings on stereotypes and identity, findings that will deeply alter the way we think about ourselves, our abilities, and our relationships with each other. Through dramatic personal stories, he shares the researcher's experience of peering beneath the surface of our ordinary social lives to reveal what it is like to be stereotyped based on our gender, age, race, class, or any of the ways by which we culturally classify one another.