Question 1Prejudice has traditionally been assumed to be the product of some form of malice, brought about by social or emotional forces. In recent years, there has been increasing research on how prejudice can result from cognitive processes, without malicious intent. Discuss how and why cognitive processes can produce prejudice. What is the impact of culture on prejudice? Once stereotypes and prejudices are formed, how do they come to be self-perpetuating?Question 2
Describe institutional bias. Provide some examples of institutional biases? What roles do attitudes, stereotypes, and prejudices play in institutional biases? What impact does cultural influence have on institutional biases?Assignment
Take one (gender, age, race, sexuality, disability, or weight) of the Implicit Association Tests (IAT) at the Harvard University website.
In 750-1,000 words, address the following:
1.Examine how attitude is formed.
2.Discuss how personal implicit biases can form understandings at a local, national or global level.
3.Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the IAT as a research tool.
4.Reflect on your personal results from the IAT.Use three to five scholarly sources to support your thinking, your textbook can be used as one of the resources.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
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This benchmark assignment assesses the following programmatic competencies: 2.2: Evaluate Interpersonal skills; 2.3: Propose values that build community at local, national, or global levels.