The Effects of Contact on Sexual Prejudice: A Meta-Analysis

@article{Smith2009TheEO,
  title={The Effects of Contact on Sexual Prejudice: A Meta-Analysis},
  author={Sara Joanne Smith and Amber M. Axelton and Donald A. Saucier},
  journal={Sex Roles},
  year={2009},
  volume={61},
  pages={178-191}
}
A meta-analysis was conducted to examine the relationship between contact and sexual prejudice. A quantitative synthesis with 83 effect sizes from 41 articles, using mostly samples from the United States, showed a significant negative relationship between contact and sexual prejudice. Among six possible moderators tested (type of sexual prejudice scale used, correlational versus experimental studies, attitudes toward lesbians versus gay men, publication year, quality of study, and where study… Expand

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