Ethics

Anti-Prejudice Campaigns Can Increase Bias

LiveScience: Campaigns to reduce prejudice may backfire if they take the bossy approach and tell people what to do, new research indicates. In experiments, researchers looked at two different approaches to persuading people to reduce prejudice. One type, the controlling approach, tells people what they should do, while the second More

What do Canadian Hockey Fans and Anthony Weiner Have in Common?

LiveScience: Using a theory that could explain everything from helpful strangers to former Rep. Anthony Weiner’s salacious tweeting to the riots that shook Vancouver after the city’s hockey team lost the Stanley Cup, researchers are now suggesting that anonymity, power and booze are more alike than you might think. Whether More