My Culture Made Me Do It

@article{Uhlmann2012MyCM,
  title={My Culture Made Me Do It},
  author={E. Uhlmann and Brian A. Nosek},
  journal={Social Psychology},
  year={2012},
  volume={43},
  pages={108-113}
}
The present research examined the effects of egocentric motivations on individuals’ explanations for how their automatic racial prejudices came into being. The majority of participants reported experiencing biased thoughts, feelings, and gut reactions toward minorities which they found difficult to consciously control, and they attributed such biases to cultural socialization. Of particular interest, ego-threatened participants were significantly more likely to attribute their automatic racial… Expand

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