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Research Article

Implicit and Explicit Anti-Fat Bias among a Large Sample of Medical Doctors by BMI, Race/Ethnicity and Gender

  • Janice A. Sabin mail,

    sabinja@u.washington.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Education and Biomedical Informatics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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  • Maddalena Marini,

    Affiliations: Department of Psychology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America, Department of Communication and Economics, Università of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Reggio Emilia, Italy

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  • Brian A. Nosek

    Affiliation: Department of Psychology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America

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  • Published: November 07, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0048448

About the Authors

Janice A. Sabin
Department of Medical Education and Biomedical Informatics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
Maddalena Marini, Brian A. Nosek
Department of Psychology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America
Maddalena Marini
Department of Communication and Economics, Università of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Reggio Emilia, Italy

Corresponding Author

Email: sabinja@u.washington.edu

Competing Interests

This project was supported by Project Implicit, Inc. BN is an officer of Project Implicit, a non-profit organization that includes in its mission, “To develop and deliver methods for investigating and applying phenomena of implicit social cognition, including especially phenomena of implicit bias based on age, race, gender or other factors.”

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JS MM BN. Performed the experiments: BN. Analyzed the data: MM BN. Wrote the paper: JS MM BN. Conceptualization of the research: JS MM BN. Interpretation of results: JS MM BN.