Stereotypes and prejudice: Their automatic and controlled components.

  title={Stereotypes and prejudice: Their automatic and controlled components.},
  author={Patricia G. Devine},
  journal={Journal of Personality and Social Psychology},
  • P. Devine
  • Published 1989
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
University of Wisconsin--Madis on Three studies tested basic assumptions derived from a theoretical model based on the dissociation ofantomatic and controlled processes involved in prejudice. Study I supported the model's assumption that high- and low-prejudice persons are equally knowledgeable of the cultural stereotype. The model suggests that the stereotype is automatically activated in the presence of a member (or some symbolic equivalent) of the stereotyped group and that Iow-prejudiee… 

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