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 2},
  pages={
          98-102
        }
}
  • Jennifer A. Richeson, Sophie Trawalter
  • Published in Psychological science 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • 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… CONTINUE READING

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