Implicit Association Test (IAT)

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Available Test Forms

Age IAT

The Age IAT as described in Nosek et al (2007)
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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Aggression IAT

The Aggression IAT procedure as developed by Adnan Niazi and Sabine Strofer (supports English, German, and Dutch).
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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Anger IAT

An IAT using word stimuli to measure implicit assocation of anger with self as described in Schnabel et al (2006).
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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Antagonistic Narcissism Implicit Association Test (AN-IAT)

The AN-IAT (Heinze et al, 2020) is an implicit measure of antagonistic narcissism.
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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English
German

Anxiety IAT

An IAT using word stimuli to measure implicit assocation of anxiety with self as described in Egloff & Schmulke (2002).
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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Arab-Muslim IAT

The Arab-Muslim IAT as used in Park et al (2007).
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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German

Arousal Alcohol IAT

An Alcohol IAT template that measures implicit associates between alcohol and arousal as developed by Wiers et al 2002.
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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Auditory IAT (Sound Stimuli Only)

An Gender-Power IAT that uses auditory stimuli as designed by Van de Kamp (2002).
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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Auditory IAT (Visual and Sound Stimuli)

An Bird-Insect IAT that uses a combination of auditory and visual stimuli as designed by Van de Kamp (2002).
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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Brief IAT

A template implementing the Brief IAT procedure developed by Sriram & Greenwald (2009). This template uses names of flowers and insects.
Duration: 3.5 minutes
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German

Brief IAT w/ Pictures

A template implementing the Brief IAT procedure developed by Sriram & Greenwald (2009). This template uses pictures of flowers and insects.
Duration: 3.5 minutes
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German

Child IAT

An implementation of the IAT adapted for administration to children as developed by Baron and Banaji (2006).
Duration: 6 minutes
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Death/Suicide IAT

The Death/Suicide IAT as described in Nock & Banaji (2010).
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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Depression Brief IAT

The Depression Brief IAT as described in Meites et al (2009).
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Depression IAT

The Depression IAT as described in Meites et al (2009).
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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German

Disability IAT

An picture IAT measuring positive and negative implicit assocations with disability as described in Pruett & Chan (2006).
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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German

Eating IAT

An IAT using word stimuli measuring positive and negative implicit assocations with healthy and unhealthy foods as described in Frank et al (2016).
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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English Learning IAT

An implicit attitude test by Harrison & Lakin (2018) examining attitudes towards English learners.
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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English

English Learning IAT (EL IAT)

An implicit measure of attitudes towards "English Language Learner" vs "Mainstream Student" designed by Harrison & Lakin.
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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English

Forgiveness IAT

An IAT measuring implicit forgiveness of self vs others by Goldring & Strelan (2017).
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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Gender-Career IAT

An IAT measuring implicit associations between gender and careers.
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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German
Italian

Gender-Science IAT

The Gender/Science IAT.
Duration: 5 minutes
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German
Italian

Guilty/Not Guilty Racism IAT

An IAT measuring associations between guilt vs innocence and race.
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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IAT with Items and Labels Provided by Participants

A template for IATs in which participants enter both the words and labels for the categories.
Duration: 6 minutes
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IAT with Items Provided by Participants

A template for IATs in which participants enter the words for the categories.
Duration: 6 minutes
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IAT with Items Selected by Participant

Then IAT where participants choose items for each category from an array of pictures.
Duration: 6 minutes
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IAT with Mouse Tracking

Administers and IAT with mouse tracking as described in Yu et al (2012)
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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IAT with Word Stimuli

This sample script serves as a template for IAT tasks involving text stimuli. It can be easily adapted to any target or attribute categories simply by following the instructions at the top of the script.
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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German
Italian
Polish
Spanish

Mental Illness IAT

An IAT using word stimuli measuring implicit assocations between mental illness and danger as described in Dabby et al (2015).
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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German

Mouse Button IAT

An IAT template in which participants response by clicking the left or right mouse button.
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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Mouse IAT

An IAT template in which participants respond by clicking one of two response areas the screen.
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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Multicultural Implicit Association Test (MC-IAT)

Multicultural Implicit Association Test (MC-IAT) as described in Axt et al (2014)
Duration: 7 minutes
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Multifactor Picture IAT

A multifactor Brief IAT template that uses picture stimuli to measure relative preferences for 4 different categories - babies, puppies, kittens, and pandas.
Duration: 7 minutes
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Multifactor Religion IAT

A multifactor IAT template that implements the Religion IAT, which measures relative preferences for 4 different religions - Buddhism, Islam, Judaism, and Christianity.
Duration: 7 minutes
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Multi-language IAT

A template for an IAT that supports multiple languages. Each participant can choose which language the stimulus items, labels, and instructions are presented in.
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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Need for Affiliation IAT

The Need for Affiliation IAT as described in Slabbinck et al (2012).
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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Need for Power IAT

The Need for Power IAT as described in Slabbinck et al (2011).
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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Picture IAT

An IAT template that uses text for attribute stimuli and pictures for target stimuli.
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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German

Racism IAT

An IAT template for measuring implicit racism that uses pictures of black and white faces for target stimuli and pleasant and unpleasant words for attributes.
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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Recoding-Free Implicit Association Test

An IAT-RF template that measures negative or positive implicit associates with flowers and insects as developed by Rothermund et al (2009).
Duration: 5 minutes
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Religion IAT

A multifactor Brief IAT template that measures relative preferences for 4 different religions - Buddhism, Islam, Judaism, and Christianity.
Duration: 7 minutes
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Self Esteem IAT

A simple IAT for measuring implicit self esteem using pronouns (e.g. "me", "I", "us", "you", "them") to represent "self" verses "other" target categories.
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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Self-Esteem IAT

The Self-Esteem IAT using self and other pronouns.
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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Self-Esteem IAT (idiosyncratic items)

The Self-Esteem IAT as described in Greenwald & Farnham (2000).
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Self-Harm IAT (Good/Bad)

The Self-Harm IAT using Good/Bad stimuli as described in Nock & Banaji (2007).
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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Self-Harm IAT (Me/Not Me)

The Self-Harm IAT using Me/Not Me stimuli as described in Nock & Banaji (2007).
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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Self-Injury IAT

The Self-Injury IAT as described in Nock & Banaji (2007).
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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Sexual Attraction IAT (Man/Woman)

An implicit measure of sexual preference as described by Snowden et al (2008). Images must be downloaded separately from the IAPS image database.
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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Sexuality IAT

Then IAT examining implicit attitudes towards sexual orientation.
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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Shame IAT

An IAT using word stimuli to measure implicit assocation of shame with self as described in Grout (2013).
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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Single Category IAT

The Single Category IAT as described in Karpinski & Steinman (2006).
Duration: 5 minutes
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Single Category Picture IAT

The Single Category IAT as described in Karpinski & Steinman (2006) using picture stimuli for targets.
Duration: 5 minutes
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Single Target IAT

An ST-IAT template that measures negative or positive implicit associations with animals using text stimuli.
Duration: 3.5 minutes
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Single Target IAT with pictures

An ST-IAT template that measures negative or positive implicit associations with flowers using picture stimuli for both attributes and targets.
Duration: 3.5 minutes
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Single Target IAT with pictures and text

An ST-IAT template that measures negative or positive implicit associations with animals using picture stimuli for attributes and text stimuli for targets.
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Single Target Picture and Text IAT

An template for the single target IAT as developed by Wigboldus, Holland & van Knippenberg (2006) in which the attribute categories (pleasant vs unpleasant) are represented by both text and picture stimuli.
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Single Target Picture IAT

An template for the single target IAT as developed by Wigboldus, Holland & van Knippenberg (2006) that uses picture stimuli.
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Skin Tone IAT

An implicit attitute test measuring unconscious prejudice based on skin tone (Greenwald et al, 1998).
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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Smoking IAT

The Smoking IAT as developed by Kahler et al (2007).
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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German

Transmen IAT

A measure of implicit attitudes towards Transmen by Wang-Jones, et al (2017)
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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English

Transwomen IAT

A measure of implicit attitudes towards Transwomen by Wang-Jones, et al (2017)
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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English

Valence Alcohol IAT

An Alcohol IAT template that measures negative or positive implicit associates with alcohol as developed by Wiers et al 2002.
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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Weapons Racism IAT

A template that measures implicit associations between race (Black American vs. White American) and violence (Weapons vs. Harmless Objects). This template uses pictures for both attribute and target stimuli.
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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Weight IAT - Bodies

Measures implicit weight bias using images of body shapes (Schwartz et al, 2003).
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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German

Weight IAT - Faces

Measures implicit weight bias using images of faces (Schwartz et al, 2003).
Duration: 5.5 minutes
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German

References

Google ScholarSearch Google Scholar for peer-reviewed, published research using the Inquisit Implicit Association Test (IAT).

Greenwald, A. G., McGhee, D. E., & Schwartz, J. K. L. (1998). Measuring individual differences in implicit cognition: The Implicit Association Test. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 74, 1464-1480.

Greenwald, A. G., & Farnham, S. D. (2000). Using the Implicit Association Test to measure self-esteem and self-concept. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 79, 1022-1038.

Greenwald, A. G., Nosek, B. A., & Banaji, M. R. (2003). Understanding and Using the Implicit Association Test: I. An Improved Scoring Algorithm. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 85, 197-216.

Nosek, B. A., Greenwald, A. G., & Banaji, M. R. (2005). Understanding and using the Implicit Association Test: II. Method variables and construct validity. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 31(2), 166-180.

Nosek, B. A., Greenwald, A. G., & Banaji, M. R. (2007). The Implicit Association Test at age 7: A methodological and conceptual review. In J. A. Bargh (Ed.), Automatic Processes in Social Thinking and Behavior (pp. 265-292). Psychology Press.

Snowden RJ, Wichter J, Gray NS. (2008). Implicit and explicit measurements of sexual preference in gay and heterosexual men: a comparison of priming techniques and the implicit association task. Arch Sex Behav. 2008 Aug;37(4):558-65.

Sriram, N., Greewald, A. G. (2009). The Brief Implicit Association Test. Experimental Psychology, 56, 283–294

Levinson, J.D., Huajian Cai, H. & Young,D. (2010). Guilty by Implicit Racial Bias: The Guilty/Not Guilty Implicit Association Test, 8 Ohio St. J. Crim. L. 187, 208

Slabbinck, H., De Houwer, J., & Van Kenhove, P. (2011). A pictorial attitude IAT as a measure of implicit motives. European Journal of Personality, 25(1), 76-86.

Slabbinck, H., De Houwer, J., & Van Kenhove, P. (2012). The pictorial attitude implicit association test for need for affiliation. Personality and Individual Differences, 53(7), 838-842.

Harrison, J. & Lakin, J. (2018). Pre-service teachers' implicit and explicit beliefs about English language learners: An implicit association test study. Teaching and Teacher Education, Volume 72, Pages 54-63

Links

Tony Greenwald. University of Washington.

Project Implicit. IAT on Project Implicit web site.

Mahzarin Banaji. Harvard University.

Brian Nosek. University of Virginia.

Stimulus Materials. IAT stimuli from Project Implicit.

The Oprah Winfrey Show. Overcoming Prejudice: How to Rise Above Racism. Tony Greenwald and Malcolm Gladwell discuss the IAT with Oprah..

The Washington Post. See No Bias: Many Americans believe they are not prejudiced. Now a new test provides powerful evidence that a majority of us really are.

Edge. The Implicit Association Test: A Talk with Mahzarin Banaji and Anthony Greenwald.

Dateline NBC. Tony Greenwald and Mahzarin Banaji demonstrate the IAT.

Blink, by Malcolm Gladwell. .