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Science  17 Sep 2010:
Vol. 329, Issue 5998, pp. 1469-1470
DOI: 10.1126/science.1194619

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Whistling Vivaldi And Other Clues to How Stereotypes Affect Us by Claude M. Steele Norton, New York, 2010. 256 pp. $25.95, C$32.50. ISBN 9780393062496.

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Steele discusses how stereotypes can undermine the performance and affect the psychology and lives of those marked on the basis of race, gender, class, or cultural classifications.