Neighborhood Preference Test
Census data reveals that people increasingly self-segregate into politically homogenous communities. The exact mechanism by which they do this is unclear. Scientists Matt Motyl, Ph.D., J.P. Prims, Ph.D., and Ravi Iyer, Ph.D. propose that people use ambient cues connected with political values to infer whether they would like to live in a given community.
What kind of neighborhood would you prefer to live in, and what do your preferences reveal about your political leanings? For each of the following statements, indicate you level of agreement below.
Question 1 of 22
I would like to live in a neighborhood where...
There were many gun stores.
IDR Labs Neighborhood Preference Test is based on the preprint work of scientists Matt Motyl, Ph.D., J.P. Prims, Ph.D., and Ravi Iyer, Ph.D. Their work will appear in the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. The preprint is: 10.31234/osf.io/47zwv.
The authors of this online personality test are certified in the use of numerous personality tests and have worked professionally and scientifically with typology, politics, and personality testing. The sources used in the compilation of the IDR Labs Neighborhood Preference Test include research by Motyl, M., Prims, J., & Iyer, R. (accepted). “How ambient cues facilitate political segregation”. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. Preprint: 10.31234/osf.io/47zwv. Hibbing, J.R., Smith, K.B. & Alford, J.R. (2014): Predisposed: Liberals, Conservatives, and the Biology of Political Differences. New York: Routledge. Graham, J., Nosek, B. A., Haidt, J., Iyer, R., Koleva, S., Ditto, P. (2011): “Mapping the Moral Domain”. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 101(2). IDR Labs International is an independent research venture that has no affiliation with the researchers mentioned in this notice.
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