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Thinking About a Majority-Minority Shift Leads to More Conservative Views

Facing the prospect of racial minority groups becoming the overall majority in the United States leads White Americans to lean more toward the conservative end of the political spectrum. ... More>


Talk About Class


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Nonverbal Accents

It’s long been believed that people of all ages and ethnicities express their states of mind with the same physical cues. But psychological research is revealing that, much like language, facial expressions and other forms of nonverbal communication may have culturally specific identifiers. ... More>


A one-hour class could cut the college dropout rate


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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>