Sunday, December 03, 2006

Are you prejudiced?

Do you implicitly prefer thin people? Do you subconsciously associate being male with stronger scientific aptitude? Do you harbor unrecognized prejudices on the basis of race or skin tone? Find out today with an implicit association test.

The instrument design seems quite clever. The test doesn't take long, and it provides you with feedback at the end.

My wife, who knows my prejudices well, asks me if they have an implicit association test about attitudes toward the suburbs. (But darling, some of my best friends live in suburbs.... Why, we now live in a suburb.)

Read more from a New York Times article yesterday about economics and weight status.