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Unformatted text preview: want to hear. In a situation based on using a test like we have done, you may get more accurate results simply because the person is more likely to hit the key for the answer which they “think” is the right answer. When you are timed like in the test instructed to take, and after a certain amount of time passes, the test will not be able to determine a result. Although the person taking the test may feel a little rushed to take the test, they are less likely able to give the “correct” answer because there is a time limit and they have no idea how many questions they are going to be asked. There are several theories in which sociologists utilize in order to calculate prejudice. These theories are scapegoating, Normative, Exploitation, and Authoritarian personality. Although these are just theories used, we all must continue to understand that there is no one way for us to explain why prejudice exists, but these are some of the ways used to approach much needed insight....
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- Spring '09
- Social Psychology, White American, English American, Dr. Vera Gill