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How race matters in romance: Dating app reveals most men fancy Asian women while majority of females prefer white men

How race matters in romance: Dating app reveals most men fancy Asian women while majority of females prefer white men | Colorful Prism Of Racism | Scoop.it
Research examining the preferences of Facebook dating app, Are You Interested, found men from all different races prefer a partner of another race over their own.
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The hearts of white people: the science

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A new study shows that when whites look at blacks and Asians doing something ordinary they feel almost nothing as compared to looking at whites doing the very same thing. Jennifer N. Gutsell and Mi...

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Community Village Sites's curator insight, April 30, 2013 2:16 PM

There could be many more variations of this study, but these results say a lot about the lack of empathy that say European-Americans have toward non-European-Americans. 

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Can virtual reality be used to tackle racism? ~ BBC

Can virtual reality be used to tackle racism? ~ BBC | Colorful Prism Of Racism | Scoop.it

by Melissa Hogenboom


"Scientists have now found that...ingrained racial bias was reduced when participants were immersed in a virtual body of a different race.


"To test their implicit racism, a team led by Mel Slater at the University of Barcelona gave participants what's called an implicit association test several days before the experiment. They were given the same test again after their experience in virtual reality.


"It was only the participants who had been placed in a dark virtual body that showed this decrease."


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