'Whistling Vivaldi,' Fighting Stereotypes

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"Stereotype threat" pervades American life, according to social psychologist and former Stanford professor Claude Steele. That is, being in a situation where a negative stereotype about your group could apply. Steele joins us to discuss his book, "Whistling Vivaldi: And Other Clues to How Stereotypes Affect Us."


Claude Steele, provost at Columbia University, former professor at Stanford and author of "Whistling Vivaldi"