Implicit Association

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Running head: Implicit Association Test 1 Implicit Association Test Angel Bingham ETH/125 April 22, 2011 Thomas Messer
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Implicit Association Test 2 Implicit Association Test Upon completion of the Race IAT, I was advised that I have “little to no automatic preference between European American and African American.” I am relieved to receive that message. Coming from Irish American decent with biracial children, it would have been very disheartening to learn I favored one race over another. However, I am not certain the test could accurately determine racism or prejudice. Sociologists have conducted numerous studies throughout the years, many through video games, in an effort to measure prejudice. The studies only show others stereotyping certain people. If the media is always showing crimes involving African Americans, a person can become subject to believe that all African Americans are criminals. That is not to say that the same people would not be their friend, they just expect them to commit crimes. I have seen Caucasian Americans
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This note was uploaded on 06/21/2011 for the course ETH 125 taught by Professor Jameshenderson during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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