Thursday, December 3, 2020

Bai Awarded Grant for Study on Predicting Support for Political Candidates

Max H Bai, graduate student in the Department of Psychology at the University of Minnesota, was awarded a grant of $1000 from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. His study, “Does Implicit Racism and Sexism Predict Support for Political Candidates Who are White Men or Candidates Who Are Just Conservative,” will run from 08/01/2020 to 05/31/2021. This study will investigate and clarify whether implicit prejudice is associated with preferences for candidates from a particular demographic group (e.g., White males) or conservative candidates whose policies benefit White males.

Composed by Flora Pollack, communications assistant.