Race and sex as stimuli for negative affect and physical avoidance

Michael Hendricks, Richard R Bootzin

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The present study examined the influence of race and sex on physical distancing and affective reactions. The Ss, 80 white female undergraduates, interacted individually with one of eight confederates (two of each sex and race combination). Three measures were employed: (a) seating distance from a confederate (C), unobtrusively taken at the beginning of the experiment; (b) amount of approach toward the C on an approach test; and (c) ratings of discomfort during the approach test. It was found that Ss maintained greater seating distance from black Cs than they did from white Cs (p

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)111-120
Number of pages10
JournalThe Journal of social psychology
Volume98
Issue number1
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StatePublished - 1976
Externally publishedYes

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Race and sex as stimuli for negative affect and physical avoidance. / Hendricks, Michael; Bootzin, Richard R.

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