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ERIC Number: EJ586789
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0002-9602
Status Processes and Mental Ability Test Scores.
Lovaglia, Michael J.; Lucas, Jeffrey W.; Houser, Jeffrey A.; Thye, Shane R.; Markovsky, Barry
American Journal of Sociology, v104 n1 p195-228 Jul 1998
Asserts that the expected consequences of ability test results can constrain performance. Predicts that status processes, including status differences and differences in resulting rewards and costs, will produce differences in ability test scores between high-status and low-status individuals. Finds expected performance differences between test groups randomly assigned high or low status. (DSK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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