Biracial Americans Are Facing Unique Stereotypes, a New Study Finds
New research suggests that whites tend to view biracial Americans as attractive misfits.
Beyond Charlottesville: The North's Long History With Racism
Charlottesville has come to define the nature of modern racism primarily as southern, embodied in tiki torches, Confederate flags, and violent outbursts, but that belies the insidious roots of racist policy in the north.
There's a Distinct Brain Function Behind Prejudice
New neural research could help us design better anti-prejudice interventions.
Belief in a Noble 'True Self' May Help Heal Our Divisions
New research finds bringing that widely held idea to the surface reduces polarization and prejudice.
¿Por Qué Llamamos a Los Inmigrantes Indocumentados 'Aliens' (Extranjeros)?
Analizamos la historia de la palabra, ya que fue eliminada del léxico jurídico de California.
Why Did We Ever Call Undocumented Immigrants 'Aliens'?
We look at the history of the word as it's removed from California's legal lexicon.
The Troubling Gap Between Awareness of Prejudice and Support for Action
Attempting to change the status quo is not merely about changing perceptions.
The Evolution of Spite
A new theory detailing why people engage in racist and spiteful behavior highlights how we act most altruistically toward those similar to ourselves. At a time when racial discrimination at the hands of law enforcement is so prevalent, could understanding the scientific underpinnings of such feelings prevent similar conduct in the future?
Study: Americans Intuitively Judge Atheists as Immoral
New research finds a link between disbelief and unethical behavior is strongly lodged in Americans’ minds.
Negative Stereotypes Drive Opposition to Gay Rights
New research suggests prejudiced beliefs regarding homosexuals’ moral behavior leads people to oppose gay-rights legislation.