Relations among the Implicit Association Test, Discriminatory Behavior, and Explicit Measures of Racial Attitudes

  title={Relations among the Implicit Association Test, Discriminatory Behavior, and Explicit Measures of Racial Attitudes},
  author={Allen R. McConnell and Jill M. Leibold},
  journal={Journal of Experimental Social Psychology},
Heretofore, no research has shown that meaningful variability on the Implicit Association Test (IAT) relates to intergroup discrimination or to explicit measures of prejudice. In the current study, White undergraduates interacted separately with White and Black experimenters, and their behavior during these social interactions was assessed by trained judges and by the experimenters themselves. The participants also completed explicit measures of racial prejudice and a race IAT. As predicted… 

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