Prejudice and stereotypes are part of why social inequality persists. Social scientists use tests to measure the implicit biases people harbor and see how much they relate to actions.
Racial bias is associated with dehumanizing social groups different from your own. Psychologists trained kids to differentiate individuals of another race – with lasting effects on their biases.
A recent Pew survey reported that young African-Americans are more likely to be both victims and perpetrators of cyberbullying. Why?
His landmark contributions to anthropology have faded from memory, despite real-world policy impact during the mid-20th century.
Despite science refuting the existence of different human races, people have used "race" throughout history to divide and denigrate certain people while promoting their claims of superiority.
These innocuous-on-the-surface comments and actions take a psychological toll on marginalized groups. Here's why they're a part of campus debates on race.
Police in Lowell, Massachusetts and Memphis, Tennessee are using a new approach designed to help them build trust while enforcing the law.
The tech industry is known for having a notably non-diverse workforce. But bias training – when not validated by research that shows it works – isn't going to solve the problem.