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Educated black men remembered as 'whiter'

Educated black men remembered as 'whiter' | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
A new study finds that instead of breaking stereotypes, intellectually successful black individuals may be susceptible to being remembered as "whiter" and therefore "exceptions to their race," perpetuating cultural beliefs about race and...
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I always feel bad when I read articles like this. They remind me, again and again, that I have a lot of internal biases and stereotypes in my head, and that I am unaware of most of them.  Looking forward to finding a way of meeting new people without the gender and race baggage that I carry...

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African Americans and Pathological Stereotypes | Psychology Today

African Americans and Pathological Stereotypes | Psychology Today | The brain and illusions | Scoop.it
Assumptions about race can lead to wrong conclusions and prejudice. By Dr. Monnica Williams, Ph.D....
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