Implicit Attitudes toward an Authoritarian Regime

  title={Implicit Attitudes toward an Authoritarian Regime},
  author={Richard Olmsted Truex and Daniel L. Tavana},
  journal={The Journal of Politics},
  pages={1014 - 1027}
Existing research on public opinion under authoritarianism focuses on the deliberative half of cognition. Yet in psychology, implicit attitudes and subconscious associations are often viewed as foundational, the basis for explicit attitudes and behavior. This article adapts the well-known Implicit Association Test to study Egyptian citizens’ attitudes toward President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi. Roughly 58% of respondents hold positive implicit attitudes toward Sisi. The data also allow for an… 

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