Research on the Implicit Association Test

Posted by anonfemphil on November 20, 2008

Before you read this, you may want to look at earlier posts on implicit bias.  The first  is here.

Some positive:

“Implicit Association: Validity Debates.” A collection of research, compiled by A. Greenwald.
“The “Implicit Association Test at age 7: A methodological and conceptual review.” B. Nosek, A.G. Greenwald, M.R. Banaji. (In J. A. Bargh, ed., Automatic processes in social thinking and behavior. Psychology Press. 2007)

“Understanding and Using the Implicit Association Test III.” A meta-analysis of more than 100 studies that concludes the IAT has predictive validity. A. G. Greenwald, T. A. Poehlman, E. L. Uhlmann, M. R. Banaji. (In press, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.)

“IAT Studies Showing Validity with ‘Real-World’ Subject Populations.” Collection of 20 reports.

Some more negatively critical:

“Unconscious Racism: A Concept in Pursuit of a Measure.” A critique of IAT and unconscious bias theory. H. Blanton, J. Jaccard. (Annual Review of Sociology, 2008.)

“Strong Claims and Weak Evidence: Reassessing the Predictive Validity of the IAT.” H. Blanton, J. Jaccard, J. Klick, B. Mellers, G. Mitchell, P.E. Tetlock. (In press, Journal of Applied Psychology.)

“Ten Frequently Asked Questions about Implicit Measures and Their Frequently Supposed, But Not Entirely Correct Answers.”
A look at the strengths and weaknesses of the IAT and other implicit measures. B. Gawronski. (In press, Canadian Psychology.)

Readings compiled in the NY Times.


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