Predictable bias

The Boston Globe:

IN A SERIES of experiments, people were asked about their impressions of a white man whose personality profile suggested that he was moderately racist or moderately sexist. Obviously, women should expect bias from a sexist individual, while African-Americans and Latinos should expect bias from a racist individual. But expectations of bias also crossed over. Compared with a nonprejudiced profile, the racist profile led white women to expect sexist bias, too, while the sexist profile led African-American and Latino men to expect racist bias.

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