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Discriminated Groups Strategize to Avoid Prejudice


People Present Themselves in Ways That Counteract Prejudices Toward Their Group

Individuals from stigmatized groups choose to present themselves in ways that counteract the specific stereotypes and prejudices associated with their group, according to a new study in Psychological Science. ... More>


Conflicting Cultural Identities May Foster Political Radicalism

New research suggests that dual-identity immigrants -- first-generation immigrants and their descendants who identify with both their cultural minority group and the society they now live in -- may be more prone to political radicalism if they perceive their two cultural identities to be incompatible. ... More>


Claims of “Post-Racial” Society and Other Denials of Racism May Reflect Ignorance of History

New research suggests that commonly observed differences in how groups perceive racism may be explained by ignorance about -- and even denial of -- the extent of racism over the course of history. ... More>