Mental and Physical Distraction's Relationship with Judgment Heuristics: Cognitive Taxation's Connection to Stereotyping

Bercow, Kaiya S. N.

The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of distraction on stereotyping behavior to determine whether, as cognitive load is increased, individuals rely on stereotypes to a greater extent. A total of 153 participants (two were excluded from analyses) completed a judgment task where they read a summary of a hypothetical criminal offense and assigned a prison sentence, as well as rated th... read more

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