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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?


Language barriers affected their comprehension of test questions.


Non-Anglo-Saxon cultures did not value education.


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


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


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

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