publication . Article . 2012

The Personality Underpinnings of Explicit and Implicit Generalized Prejudice

Nazar Akrami;
  • Published: 05 Jan 2012 Journal: Social Psychological and Personality Science, volume 3, pages 614-621 (issn: 1948-5506, eissn: 1948-5514, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
The idea of prejudice as a tendency that can be generalized from one target to another and the personality–prejudice relationship have been widely examined using explicit measures. However, less is known about this tendency and its relation to personality for implicit prejudice measures, like the implicit association test (IAT). Three studies including explicit and corresponding implicit prejudice measures toward various target groups confirmed a generalized factor for both types of measures with a stronger common component for the explicit factor. Personality was significantly related to the explicit measures only. Also, the personality and prejudice measures w...
free text keywords: Clinical Psychology, Social Psychology
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