PSYCHOLOGY HELP PLEASE!!

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Psychologist Claude Steele is widely noted for his research on stereotype threat, which refers to a:

a. fear of groups for which we hold negative stereotypes.

b. fear that members' behavior will confirm stereotypes about their group.

c. belief that threatening groups are easier to stereotype than average groups.

d. concern that stereotyping can lead to hostile interactions between groups.

I think it is a but then I thought b might be right.

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