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The Top 10 strategies for reducing prejudice (Part I)
December 22, 2010
Over a series of three holiday blogs, we explore the ten most effective strategies for reducing prejudice and intergroup relations. In part I, we set the stage with three strategies to help you achieve the first milestone for change: introspection and self-insight. Read More
The Top 10 Strategies for Reducing Prejudice (Part 2 of 3)
December 24, 2010
In Part I of this series, we looked at strategies 10-8 for reducing prejudice, all centered around fostering introspection and self-reflection. In time for the holidays, strategies 7 through 5 link up to a few movies you can watch that can help you do your part to improve intergroup relations and change attitudes. Getcha popcorn. Read More
The Top 10 Strategies for Reducing Prejudice (Part 3 of 3)
December 30, 2010
From finding mean zombies to trying fried grasshoppers in Thailand, we've explored unexpected strategies to reduce prejudice and improve intergroup relations. In this final installment, we ask: what do Professor X (from the X-Men) and keeping that New Year's resolution to stay healthy have to do with reaching out across group boundaries? Read More
The Top 10 Strategies for Reducing Prejudice | Greater Good
By Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton | January 3, 2011
To greet the new year, Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton provides the best research-based tips for overcoming our differences.
How a 20-minute conversation can convince someone with anti-gay views to change their minds
From www.motherjones.com - December, 2014
A new study shows the powerful effects of dialogue in reshaping one's views.
Can the Use of Virtual Reality Reduce Racial Bias?
From www.care2.com - December 29, 2014
Researchers discovered that making white people feel that they are wearing brown skin is associated with a decrease in racial bias.
The illusion of separateness: An ancient Buddhist practice makes white students less racist, study finds
From www.psypost.org - December 15, 2014
New research has discovered that an ancient Buddhist practice can reduce unconscious racial biases in white college students.
Neuroscientists May Have Discovered How Our Brains Can Overcome Racial Prejudice
From mic.com - December 8, 2014
Sponsored by GE | New studies focusing on how our brains perceive people of other races are yielding promising results.
Playing Violent Videogames Can Reduce Prejudice, Study Suggests
From www.techvibes.com - November 9, 2014
Playing a violent video game on the same team as a member of a different social group can reduce a
To counter racism, stop trying to be “culture blind”
From blogs.vancouversun.com -March 8, 2014
I’ve finally figured out why so many Canadians are confused about racism. My clarity emerged during a conversation about multiculturalism with Ara Norenzayan, a social psychologist at the University of B.C., who was raised in Lebanon.
Fighting prejudice by admitting it
From medicalxpress.com - November 8, 2013
'Every single person in this room is prejudiced,' said Gail Price-Wise to the more than 100 people assembled in the Student Organization Center at Hilles.
To Reduce Prejudice, Try Sharing Passions And Cultures
From www.npr.org - August 24, 2013
Travelers can tell you that getting a glimpse into another person's culture can help erase ethnic prejudices. A laboratory experiment found that to be true, but only if people feel that they have a choice in the matter.
If You're Biased and You Know It, Clap Your Hands (and Then Do Something About It)
From jezebel.com - August 4, 2013
Sometimes when I feel like making myself uncomfortable over my own buried prejudice, I head over to Harvard's Project Implicit to take some of their bias tests. Turns out, I have a slight anti-fat bias, which is fucked, because I'm fat.
Racial prejudice among white people reduced in interracial neighborhoods From www.psypost.org - July 13, 2014
People’s racial prejudices are influenced by where they live, reports a new study led by Oxford University psychologists.