What is it about?
Bringing culture into the classroom. A. Wade Boykin’s research contributions demonstrate the influence of culture on cognition and learning and show how psychologists and educators can positively use culture to impact the performance of learners from minoritized backgrounds.
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Why is it important?
This article advances the historic, present, and future impact of Dr. A. Wade Boykin’s work and the development of the triple quandary framework. By describing the dissonance between home cultural socialization, schooling, and societal institutions as experienced by Black people, Boykin’s framework can be readily applied to other minoritized populations. His contributions to psychology and beyond address diversity, equity, and inclusion in learning and socialization settings, guiding systemic change across racial, class, and geographical considerations.
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This page is a summary of: From triple quandary to talent quest: The past, present, and future of A. Wade Boykin's contributions to psychology., American Psychologist, May 2023, American Psychological Association (APA), DOI: 10.1037/amp0001116.
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