Document Type
Psychometric instrument
Title

Genetic Essentialism Scale for Race (GESR)

Author(s):

Author Name(s)
Yaylacı, Şule
Roth, Wendy D.
Jaffe, Kaitlyn

Year:

Year
2019

The Genetic Essentialism Scale for Race (GESR) measures beliefs about the relationship between genes and race with 15 items. Please see Table 1 of linked article by Yaylacı and colleagues for complete list of survey items. Participant responses are recorded on a five-point Likert scale (“Strongly Disagree” to “Strongly Agree” or “Don’t Know”).

Research Population:

Research Population
Adults

Citation:

Validation(s)

Validation Text
Yaylacı, Ş., Roth, W. D., & Jaffe, K. (2019). Measuring racial essentialism in the genomic era: The genetic essentialism scale for race (GESR). Current Psychology, 1-15.

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