The language we choose reflects our implicit biases—but according to a new study, mindfulness can help.
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According to a new study, there are more heart-disease-related deaths in overtly racist communities.
News, entertainment, and social media shape how we behave toward different groups of people. How can we limit negative influences?
Articles: How to Stop the Racist in YouBy Jeremy Adam Smith, Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton | July 27, 2016
The new science of bias suggests that we all carry prejudices within ourselves—and we all have the tools to keep them in check.
A new report finds that the presidential election is having a negative impact on students. What can educators do?
The GOP candidate is creating fear and confusion in children, especially kids of color. Here are three suggestions for talking with kids about race and racism in the media.
New research suggests we need to take account of how diverse groups of students view and apply SEL skills.
The new Disney film raises tough questions about prejudice for parents and teachers to explore with children.
As Americans interview candidates for president, how can they make sure gender bias doesn't get in the way of hiring the right one?
Articles: How Songs Help Children BondBy Tom Jacobs | January 22, 2016
A new study suggests music plays a role in our early tendency to distinguish friend from foe.
Articles: What Leaders Must Do to Battle BigotryBy Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, Jason Marsh | January 18, 2016
Prejudice lies deep in the brain, but leaders can create the conditions to help us overcome it.
Articles: Don’t Let Your Mind Be Your Worst EnemyBy Jill Suttie | January 13, 2016
Two new books reveal the inner workings of human psychology--biases, rationalizations, and all.
When it comes to romance, do you trust your gut? That might not always be the best approach.
Oakland’s assistant police chief says that law enforcement must work hard to reduce implicit bias and create a new path for police-community relations. But the problem is not intractable.
Can we correct for unconscious prejudice in law enforcement? Former police officer Tracie Keesee says yes.
Articles: Racism is Not a Mental IllnessBy Jeremy Adam Smith | June 22, 2015
Many people argue that the white man who killed nine black people in Charleston must be mentally ill. What does the science suggest?
Articles: How to Reduce Racial ProfilingBy Jack Glaser | May 28, 2015
Evidence says that implicit racial bias influences police in deciding which cars to stop. But there's a better way, argues Jack Glaser.
Egalitarian goals can be undermined by deeply rooted implicit biases, says john a. powell. To address racial discrimination, we need to look inward.
Articles: How Mindfulness Can Defeat Racial BiasBy Rhonda Magee | May 14, 2015
There might be a solution to implicit racial bias, argues Rhonda Magee: cultivating moment-to-moment awareness of thoughts, feelings, and surroundings.
A new study shows that teachers of all races are more likely to punish black students. Fortunately, research also points to solutions.
Self-criticism and low self-worth can hold us back. Here’s how to start banishing those negative beliefs.
You can turn election stress into courage and compassion, says Kelly McGonigal. Here's how.
When we offer kids endless entertainment and activities, do we end up stifling their imaginations?
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