Cog Psych Article Review edited.docx - Journal Article Review 1 Irene Orcasitas Cognitive Psychology Researchers were looking to see if they could use

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Journal Article Review Irene Orcasitas Cognitive Psychology 1. Researchers were looking to see if they could use their multi-faceted prejudice habit breaking intervention to show that racial bias can be lessened overtime. They were certain that through their three tests on awareness of bias, concern about the effects of bias on society, and how they can apply strategies to reduce bias, their participants would show a decrease in their implicit bias. 2. This experiment is very well thought out and by testing the three categories of awareness, concern, and strategies, they could form a well-rounded conclusion. I do feel that this experiment is lacking in one area however, that could help to test the hypothesis more clearly. I noticed that they stated their participants were 81% white. If they were to get a more diverse group of participants and include minorities they would be able to more clearly show where racial bias is predominated and how racial bias can take place in communities of minorities. There is a strong
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  • Fall '11
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  • Psychology, Minority group, implicit bias

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