Currently browsing "Intergroup Relations"

Presidential Column

Translating Psychological Science to Law (and Back)

A legal scholar and a social psychologist are working closely to bring behavioral science to bear on the legal system. ... More>


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>


Observation

In Diversifying Neighborhoods, How Do Attitudes Shift?

Changes to demographics, housing policies, lending practices, and real estate markets are increasing the sociocultural diversity of many neighborhoods. How will neighborhood residents react to the changes? ... More>


On the Relationship Between Social Class and Prejudice

Studies suggested that prejudice is more prevalent among people from lower social classes. A new pattern explores why this pattern exists. ... More>


Religious Infusion Predicts Intergroup Conflict Around the World

For many, religion is central to day-to-day existence, supporting faith and spirituality and providing friendship and a sense of community. But religion can also contribute to conflict. ... More>