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Therefore "subliminal racism" is something occurring below the threshold of consciousness that involves a pattern of stereotyping which occurs within the subconscious.
Let's take Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi's ideas about the creative process into consideration and give the children time to let their ideas churn and grow below the threshold of consciousness, give them space and opportunities for insight--let them experience the 'Aha!' moment without fear or self-doubt.
In the first hundred pages of this book, which is the strongest part of the study, Johnson does a first-rate analysis of newly emerging psychological theories about the multiple layers of consciousness, "on what lies beneath the threshold of consciousness, whether figured as a subconscious, subliminal, or unconscious" (16).

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