Effects of benevolent sexism (BS) were investigated on math motivation
in 8th and 9th grade girls in Japan. They (N=100) read one of two
scenarios where math teacher praised them for high performance on a math
exam, by saying, “Good job!” In the BS condition, the teacher added an
extra remark, “Despite being a girl.” After reading the scenarios, girls
reported their emotions, math motivations, the...