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ETH/125 CheckPoint: Implicit Association Test I took the IAT test on race. My test results suggested that I have a slight automatic  preference for European American compared to African American. I personally believe  that this is not one hundred percent true. However, it was an eye opening experience.  The test measures on how fast you press the “E” or “I” keys.  In my opinion it is very difficult to accurately measure prejudice. How can a ten minute  test tell you what your racial level is? In General, it is hard to measure a person’s  prejudice. Either by there actions or remarks you can get a good idea on if the person is  prejudice or not, but the level or prejudice is harder to measure. Many people have tried to design other test to measure prejudice. The earliest tests 
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Unformatted text preview: know was in 1925 and was developed by Emory Borgardus, later known as the Borgardus Test. Also in 1934, LaPiere showed that people don't always "act" as one would think based on their responses. Later after WWII, Adorno and his associates produced "The Authoritarian Personality" which contained assumptions about prejudice based on four scales. However in the 1970's and 1980's, Antonovsky tried to determine prejudice from a test that used derogatory labels. Using statistical methods, he was able to show a slight positive correlation between people who had little reaction to the use of such words and the degree of their prejudice....
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