Unformatted text preview: language, facial expressions, and tone can tell a lot about a person. Prejudice is something that we may never really be able to measure based on these types of test. Some measurements that sociologists use to calculate prejudice is the social distance scale, the authoritarian personality, and the Minnesota Multiphase Personality Inventory. Many of these scales were based on assumptions and not facts of how one would act if put in an environment where prejudice exists. Based on these test, I do not think that prejudice is or can be really measured....
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- Spring '10
- Social Psychology, Test method, Minnesota Multiphase Personality Inventory