Implicit stereotyping and medical decisions: unconscious stereotype activation in practitioners' thoughts about African Americans.

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OBJECTIVES We investigated whether stereotypes unconsciously influence the thinking and behavior of physicians, as they have been shown to do in other professional settings, such as among law enforcement personnel and teachers. METHODS We conducted 2 studies to examine whether stereotypes are implicitly activated in physicians. Study 1 assessed what… (More)
DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2011.300591

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@article{Moskowitz2012ImplicitSA, title={Implicit stereotyping and medical decisions: unconscious stereotype activation in practitioners' thoughts about African Americans.}, author={Gordon B. Moskowitz and J. F. Stone and Amanda C Childs}, journal={American journal of public health}, year={2012}, volume={102 5}, pages={996-1001} }