How Interviewers' Stereotypes Influence Memory: An Exercise
Because students rarely see themselves as irrational, hateful, or insecure, they tend to believe that stereotypes are not their problem. This article describes an exercise that helps students recognize their own racial biases and understand the influence of stereotypes on memory. Because stereotypes facilitate the processing and recall of information consistent with the stereotype, students grasp why stereotypes persist.
Journal of Management Education
Sachau, D., & Hussang, M. (1992). How Interviewers' Stereotypes Influence Memory: An Exercise. Journal of Management Education, 16(3), 391-396. doi: 10.1177/105256299201600312
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Copyright © 1992 SAGE Publications. Article published by SAGE Publications in Journal of Management Education, volume 16, issue number 3, August 1992, pages 391-396. Available online: