When Fatigue Turns Deadly : The Association Between Fatigue and Racial Bias in the Decision to Shoot

@inproceedings{Ma2013WhenFT,
  title={When Fatigue Turns Deadly : The Association Between Fatigue and Racial Bias in the Decision to Shoot},
  author={Debbie S. Ma and Joshua Correll and Natarajan Sriram and Brian A. Nosek},
  year={2013}
}
Racial bias in the decision to shoot can be minimized if individuals have ample cognitive resources to regulate automatic reactions. However, when individuals are fatigued, cognitive control may be compromised, which can lead to greater racial bias in shoot/ don’t-shoot decisions. The current studies provide evidence for this hypothesis experimentally using… CONTINUE READING