Subliminal Priming Task

Alternate Names: Bona Fide Pipeline, Masked Priming Task

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Subliminal Priming Task (Bona Fide Pipeline)

The subliminal semantic priming task as described in Olson & Fazio (2002)
Duration: 3 minutes
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Subliminal Priming with Response Window

An evaluative masked priming task as described in Draine and Greewald (1996) which uses the response window procedure for constraing response times to within a certain interval.
Duration: 40 minutes
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Fazio, Russell H., et al. “Variability in Automatic Activation as an Unobtrusive Measure of Racial Attitudes: A Bona Fide Pipeline?” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, vol. 69, no. 6, 1995, pp. 1013–1027.

Greenwald, A. G., Draine, S. C., & Abrams, R. L. (January 01, 1996). Three Cognitive Markers of Unconscious Semantic Activation. Science, 273, 5282, 1699.

Draine, S. C., & Greenwald, A. G. (January 01, 1998). Replicable unconscious semantic priming. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General, 127, 3, 286-303.

Michael A. Olson, M.A. & Fazio, R.H. (2002). Implicit acquisition and manifestation of classically conditioned attitudes.