The way of determining how accurately a person's traits differ from the sterotype attributed to them such as age or an ethnic group. Compare stereotype accuracy.

DIFFERENTIAL ACCURACY: "Differential accuracy is used in seeing how a person differs from the known sterotype."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DIFFERENTIAL ACCURACY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/differential-accuracy/ (accessed January 28, 2021).