Which of the following is a reasonable conclusion to reach regarding the “Black criminal” association many people display in the IAT?
a/people’s knowledge of a common cultural stereotype is independent of their personal acceptance or endorsement of that stereotype
b/people can digest fairly sophisticated patterns of law enforcement data, and apply that to the creation of their attitudes
c/stereotypes are always incorrect; this is another example of prejudicial thinking at work
d/behavior is guided by thought; holding an attitude predicts acting directly upon that attitude