Understanding police and expert performance: when training attenuates (vs. exacerbates) stereotypic bias in the decision to shoot.

@article{Sim2013UnderstandingPA,
  title={Understanding police and expert performance: when training attenuates (vs. exacerbates) stereotypic bias in the decision to shoot.},
  author={Jessica J. Sim and Joshua Correll and Melody S. Sadler},
  journal={Personality & social psychology bulletin},
  year={2013},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={291-304}
}
In three studies, we examined how training may attenuate (or exacerbate) racial bias in the decision to shoot. In Experiment 1, when novices read a newspaper article about Black criminals, they showed pronounced racial bias in a first-person-shooter task (FPST); when they read about White criminals, bias was eliminated. Experts (who practiced the FPST) and police officers were unaffected by the same stereotype-accessibility manipulation. However, when training itself (base rates of armed vs… CONTINUE READING
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