Prejudice at the nexus of race and gender: an outgroup male target hypothesis.

  title={Prejudice at the nexus of race and gender: an outgroup male target hypothesis.},
  author={Carlos David Navarrete and Melissa M. McDonald and Ludwin E. Molina and Jim Sidanius},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  volume={98 6},
Adopting an evolutionary approach to the psychology of race bias, we posit that intergroup conflict perpetrated by male aggressors throughout human evolutionary history has shaped the psychology of modern forms of intergroup bias and that this psychology reflects the unique adaptive problems that differ between men and women in coping with male aggressors from groups other than one's own. Here we report results across 4 studies consistent with this perspective, showing that race bias is… 

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