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Kids Come to Like Their Own Before They Dislike “Outsiders”

Young children give preferential treatment to people in "their" group, but they don't start discriminating against outsiders until later in childhood, researchers find. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

New research exploring system-legitimacy beliefs and attitudes toward race, deferred feedback and category learning, and transfer across visual search tasks, and higher-order relational learning in toddlers. ... More>


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Experiencing Discrimination Increases Risk-Taking, Anger, and Vigilance

Experiencing rejection not only affects how we think and feel -- over the long-term it can also influence our physical and mental health. New research suggests that when rejection comes in the form of discrimination, people respond with a pattern of thoughts, behaviors, and physiological responses that may contribute to overall health disparities. ... More>