Black Americans' Implicit Racial Associations And Their Implications for Intergroup Judgment

  title={Black Americans' Implicit Racial Associations And Their Implications for Intergroup Judgment},
  author={Leslie Ashburn-Nardo and Megan L. Knowles and Margo J. Monteith},
  journal={Social Cognition},
Abstract Many—though not all—black Americans exhibit an implicit evaluative preference for whites relative to blacks (e.g., Livingston, 2002). Are such biases meaningfully related to blacks' explicit attitudes and actual intergroup judgments? In the present study, 83 black participants who believed they would complete an intellectually challenging task with a partner rated their preferences for (fictitious) black and white potential partners. The less strongly participants implicitly preferred… Expand

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