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Week 2 Checkpoint Implicit Association Test 1) What was the result of your IAT? Do you think that the test produced valid results in your case? I took the Skin-tone IAT. My results were moderate automatic preferences for light skin compared to dark skin. Before I took the IAT, I did not think I had a preference. I got my results and I learned something and I do agree to a certain degree. Where I am from everyone looks alike and I deal with dark and light skinned people so I really could not tell which one I preferred. 2) In your opinion, is it difficult to accurately measure prejudice? Why or why not? I think you can measure prejudice. It is all about how you read people of a different race or ethnic group when you are around or talk to them. If you have two people of opposite race or ethnic group together and one is prejudice the other person can tell because of the way the person
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Unformatted text preview: is talking or the body language they are giving off. . I believe prejudice people are not willing to change or accept the fact that this is a new day and age and different groups make up the United States and most parts of the world. I think if people actually got to know things outside their own group then everyone would get along. 3) Describe other measurements sociologists utilize to calculate prejudice. It is like discriminatory behavior in four categories. It is basically two groups are all for people of all ethnic groups and race being equal. The other groups do not feel people of other ethnic groups or race should be treated equal. This makes sense to me because I often see this happen on a daily basis and it is not fair for people to be mistreated or judged based on that...
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