young people from disadvantaged groups often find it difficult to find positive role models. If both parents have not completed a school, it is for your children to believe that the school does not create. If all the high earners have to be in the neighborhood of a white skin color, can discourage the black youths. So, if you the environment – and suggests, consciously or unconsciously, that you have worse performance can be expected.
scientists speak of the stereotype threat. He referred to the concern of members of discriminated groups, to conform to a negative stereotype, and to confirm the behaviour of the stereotype. A successful example comes from the own group, can dispel this fear. In fact, there is a group of professionally successful people, every child and every young person in its environment: the teachers.