A Stereotypic Explanatory Bias Study of College Students’ Occupational Gender Stereotype

Ying GUO, Xiangcai HE


Using Stereotypic Explanatory Bias (SEB), the present study investigated college students’ occupational gender stereotype. It was founded that there universally existed occupational gender stereotype among college students; No difference in gender was found in implicit occupational gender stereotype by SEB; No difference in grade was found in implicit occupational gender stereotype by SEB; people tend to give more internal attribution regardless of the context and the gender of the behavior’s subject.


Occupational gender stereotype; Stereotypic explanatory bias; College students; Attribution

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