Face Presentation and Attention
The stereotypical link between blacks and violent crime have been shown throughout the past several decades. This association of blacks and violent crime seem to be unintentional and automatic, but have significant impact on real world applications such as a police officer in a shoot/don't shoot situation or jury members' decisions to acquit or convict black defendants. These associations are strongest when the race and crime are congruent to the stereotype. Because these responses are automatic, researchers hypothesize a positive correlation between the levels of individual's implicit racism, ...
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