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Academic Achievement Gaps: Socio-Psychological Dynamics

Focuses on understanding the central issues leading to academic achievement gaps between different social groups in America. Topics include: biological, structural, cultural, and psychological factors in gaps between African-Americans, Latinos, Asians, and Caucasians in terms of test and school performance; gender differences in math and science achievement; and policy and educational interventions shown to reduce achievement gaps.

Course #
APSY-GE 2345
Credits
0
Department
Applied Psychology

Professors

Joshua Aronson

Associate Professor of Applied Psychology

joshua.aronson@nyu.edu