Implicit Association Test

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Implicit Association Test Jennifer O’Neal Dr. Vera Gill University Of Phoenix Online - Axia College
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The results of my IAT test were shown to be the following: “Your data suggest little to no automatic preference between European American and African American.” I do believe that the test resulted in accurate results in my case. I say this because I do not look at African American people to be any different than European American people. Although our skin colors may vary in the tone shades, we are all humans, we all have feelings, and we all bleed the same color. I remember growing up and having friends who were African American decent, and they were there for me when I needed them, sometimes more than my own brothers were. I considered them my brothers and sisters simply because we were always together. In some cases it may be difficult to accurately measure prejudice. I say this because if you were to go up and ask someone questions involving race, people are most likely going to tell you what you
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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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