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Social-psychological evidence for the effective updating of implicit attitudes 1

  • Thomas C. Mann (a1), Jeremy Cone (a2) and Melissa J. Ferguson (a1)

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Recent findings in social psychology show how implicit affective responses can be changed, leading to strong, fast, and durable updating. This work demonstrates that new information viewed as diagnostic or which prompts reinterpretations of previous learning produces fast revision, suggesting two factors that might be leveraged in clinical settings. Reconsolidation provides a plausible route for making such reasoning possible.

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Thomas C. Mann and Jeremy Cone contributed equally to the preparation of this commentary.

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