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Increase ) Prejudice Ironic Effects of Antiprejudice Messages : How Motivational Interventions Can Reduce ( but Also

@inproceedings{Legault2011IncreaseP,
  title={Increase ) Prejudice Ironic Effects of Antiprejudice Messages : How Motivational Interventions Can Reduce ( but Also},
  author={Lisa Legault and Jennifer N. Gutsell and Michael Inzlicht},
  year={2011}
}
Although prejudice-reduction policies and interventions abound, is it possible that some of them result in the precise opposite of their intended effect—an increase in prejudice? We examined this question by exploring the impact of motivationbased prejudice-reduction interventions and assessing whether certain popular practices might in fact increase prejudice. In two experiments, participants received detailed information on, or were primed with, the goal of prejudice reduction; the… Expand

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