Date of Award
Master of Arts - Psychology
Dr. Sarah Savoy
The present study examined the impact of confrontation on anti-Arab prejudice. Participants were randomly assigned to one of three conditions: a no-confrontation control condition, a low-threat confrontation condition, or a high-threat confrontation condition. Though evaluations of the partner in both the high-threat confrontation condition and the low-threat confrontation condition were more negative than in the no-confrontation control condition, implicit anti-Arab bias was only weaker than control in the low-threat confrontation condition. Implications are discussed with respect to theoretical work on implicit prejudice and reduction of anti-Arab bias.
Firdausya, Nadia, "Confrontation and the Reduction of Anti-Arab Prejudice" (2016). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 78.
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