Read “The Warren Harding Error” and provide a medium-paragraph length answer to each the question below (using full and complete sentences).
1. What is the “Warren Harding Error”? According to the reading, what is it about Harding that made him so successful in political elections? Why were the voters mistaken?
2. Describe how Gender IAT is set up. What does the test detect? What are your reactions to the discussion of this test? Are the test results surprising? Are they plausible? Why/why not?
3. Describe how the Race IAT is set up. What does the test detect? What is the author’s explanation for why so many people in the US get test results indicating pro-white associations
over pro-black associations? What are your reactions to this explanation? Does it sound plausible? Why/why not?
4. What evidence does the author present that tall people (particularly tall men) benefit from positive unconscious associations? In your opinion, why do you think such unconscious associations exist when it comes to height?