The Threat of Appearing Prejudiced and Race-Based Attentional Biases

@article{Richeson2008TheTO,
  title={The Threat of Appearing Prejudiced and Race-Based Attentional Biases},
  author={Jennifer A Richeson and Sophie Trawalter},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  year={2008},
  volume={19},
  pages={102 - 98}
}
The current work tested whether external motivation to respond without prejudice toward Blacks is associated with biased patterns of selective attention that reflect a threat response to Black individuals. In a dot-probe attentional bias paradigm, White participants with low and high external motivation to respond without prejudice toward Blacks (i.e., low-EM and high-EM individuals, respectively) were presented with pairs of White and Black male faces that bore either neutral or happy facial… 

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