Do Implicit Attitudes Predict Actual Voting Behavior Particularly for Undecided Voters?

@inproceedings{Friese2012DoIA,
  title={Do Implicit Attitudes Predict Actual Voting Behavior Particularly for Undecided Voters?},
  author={Malte Friese and Colin Tucker Smith and Thomas Plischke and Matthias Bl{\"u}mke and Brian A. Nosek},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
The prediction of voting behavior of undecided voters poses a challenge to psychologists and pollsters. Recently, researchers argued that implicit attitudes would predict voting behavior particularly for undecided voters whereas explicit attitudes would predict voting behavior particularly for decided voters. We tested this assumption in two studies in two countries with distinct political systems in the context of real political elections. Results revealed that (a) explicit attitudes predicted… CONTINUE READING
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