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Infants begin to learn about race in the first year

Infants begin to learn about race in the first year | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Results of a new study reported recently by psychology researcher Lisa Scott and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Amherst confirm that although infants are born with equal abilities to tell apart people within multiple races, by age 9 months they are better at recognizing faces and emotional expressions of people within groups they interact with most.

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Study examines the roots of homophobia

Study examines the roots of homophobia | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Hostility toward homosexuals may be linked to a repressed same-sex attraction, combined with an authoritarian upbringing, research suggests.
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Does Propranolol Reduce Racism? Probably Yes, Subconsciously

Does Propranolol Reduce Racism? Probably Yes, Subconsciously | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

A small study found that people's subconscious racial bias is considerably reduced if they are taking propranolol, a heart disease drug

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Race and Religion at the Ballot Box: Building a Better Bias Detector: Scientific American

Race and Religion at the Ballot Box: Building a Better Bias Detector: Scientific American | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
A new method tries to tell whether prejudice plays into voting choices...
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Racism and Violence: Are They Actually Going Away?

Racism and Violence: Are They Actually Going Away? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

All the evidence seems to suggest that people are getting increasingly violent and xenophobic. Or does it?

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Black Men Who Confront Racial Discrimination And Hide Their Emotions At Greater Risk Of Depression

Black Men Who Confront Racial Discrimination And Hide Their Emotions At Greater Risk Of Depression | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Enduring subtle, insidious acts of racial discrimination is enough to depress anyone, but African-American men who believe that they should respond to stress with stoicism and emotional control experience more depression symptoms

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Intelligence Study Links Low I.Q. To Prejudice, Racism, Conservatism

Intelligence Study Links Low I.Q. To Prejudice, Racism, Conservatism | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Are racists dumb? Do conservatives tend to be less intelligent than liberals?
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