After reading the article on Stereotype Threat, answer the following questions.

After reading the article on Stereotype Threat, answer the following questions.
1. In your own words, what is Stereotype Threat?
2. Who is Claude Steele and what is his contribution to the field of psychology? (Steer clear of Wikipedia. It’s not a valid scientific resource.)
3. What is meant by the following statement taken from the article? “When the test was seen as diagnostic of ability, Blacks scored a full standard deviation lower than Whites even after their scores were adjusted for individual differences in SAT scores—reproducing in the lab the same underperformance that haunted this group in real life. However, when the same test was represented as nondiagnostic of ability, Black performance—again adjusted for SAT scores—matched that of Whites.”