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In the early twentieth century, the U.S. government developed the Stanford-Binet Test to evaluate newly arriving immigrants. Immigrants who were not of Anglo-Saxon heritage typically scored poorly on this exam.

What was the reason for their poor scores according to many psychologists of the time period, including Lewis Terman?

A

Language barriers affected their comprehension of test questions.

B

Non-Anglo-Saxon cultures did not value education.

C

Non-Anglo Saxons were innately inferior to Anglo-Saxons.

D

Non-Anglo-Saxon cultures are less wealthy than Anglo-Saxon ones.

E

The non-Anglo-Saxon cultures suffered from the stereotype threat.

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