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Your data suggest a moderate automatic preference for White American compared to Black American.
Which is probably fairly accurate, did not need a test to come up with that though...
I got the same. Interesting test, but would be more meaningful if they explained their conclusions or showed some kind of curve to show where we fit in in each category. At any rate, as you said, a test wasn't necessary to come up with that. I suppose it's for research purposes.
I didn't take the test but I know I have a preference for Whites. Duh. I'm white. ON AVERAGE - I have more in common and a more similar upbringing. That doesn't mean I prefer every white to every black but I think 99% of any race has an inherent preference for similar people.
In my opinion and my test results proved it. Took one test - showed "slight preference for whites". Took second test - showed "moderate preference for blacks". Difference in tests is that the second test started with blacks on left. Reality - I have no racial preferences. Problems with this test that I noted right away...letter association. I assumed in beginning that 'E' was for "european american"...and that 'i' was used for blacks to enable ease in the test taking. In the first test I also had a hard time remembering where the words should go since I focused on the letters instead of the position. Second test, I just focused on the position instead of the relevant letters and went much faster. I also followed the directions so that my hands were in a typing position which again allowed for faster selections. There's also the problem of hand preference, I'm much more comfortable when typing involves letter selection from the left side of the keyboard rather than the right side [hence the "moderate preference for blacks" when the test began with blacks on the left side]. The contradictory results I got in this test in both direction AND intensity demonstrate its flaws. If I really had a preference for whites, that preference should have been strenghtened not weakened with familiarity. Assuming a preference for blacks, the first result should have indicated that regardless of familiarity.
This test didn't define what it means by "preference for" although on the basis of the test it certainly appears it's a substitute phrase for preferential TREATMENT of [i.e. racism] not preference for "similar upbringing". Yet another problem with the test. People will accept it though since it provides confirmation of the obvious in a way that implies the characteristic is innate rather than learned.