Implicit self-esteem: nature, measurement, and a new way forward.

  title={Implicit self-esteem: nature, measurement, and a new way forward.},
  author={Michael D. Buhrmester and Hart Blanton and William B. Swann},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  volume={100 2},
Gaining insight into the nature and consequences of people's global self-evaluations (i.e., their self-esteem) has been fraught with difficulty. Nearly 2 decades ago, researchers suggested that such difficulties might be addressed by the development of a new class of measures designed to uncover implicit self-esteem. In this article, we evaluate the construct validity of the 2 most common measures of implicit self-esteem, the Implicit Association Test (IAT) and Name-Letter Test (NLT). Our… Expand

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