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Study Supports Validity of Test That Indicates Widespread, Unconscious Bias
June 17, 2009
A new study validates the controversial finding that the Implicit Association Test indicates that about 70 percent of those people who took a version of the test, which measures racial attitudes, have an unconscious preference for white people compared to blacks. This compared with figures, generally under 20 percent, for self-reported measures of race bias.
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