Understanding Prejudice and Racism
This project examines the roots, consequences, and possible solutions to the prevalence of racism in present day society. The innateness of being able to rapidly form prejudices has been extremely beneficial from an evolutionary point of view, but this trait has led to present day problems such as racism and discrimination. Tests have been developed to score a person's level of explicit racial bias and implicit racial bias. The results frequently show that a person reports being less racist than what they really are. This is examined through studies targeting college students, policemen, and ...
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