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A new study suggests that promoting empathy and cross-group friendships in children can buffer against the negative effects of parental and peer biases.
Articles: How Adults Communicate Bias to ChildrenBy Jill Suttie | January 31, 2017
A new study suggests preschoolers can "catch" prejudice from grown-ups through nonverbal behavior—and it hints at solutions.
Museums are a safe place to explore other points of view, cultures, and histories.
Articles: Eight Ways to Stand Up to HateBy Elizabeth Svoboda | November 22, 2016
Hate crimes and hateful language are on the rise. What are you going to do about it?
In a new study, researchers saw Jewish- and Palestinian-Israeli students cooperating better after a simple lesson.
Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu identifies principles that promote a truly inclusive university.
We're all subject to bias. Here are tips to help teachers treat all of their students with dignity and care.
The language we choose reflects our implicit biases—but according to a new study, mindfulness can help.
According to a new study, there are more heart-disease-related deaths in overtly racist communities.
News, entertainment, and social media shape how we behave toward different groups of people. How can we limit negative influences?
Articles: How to Stop the Racist in YouBy Jeremy Adam Smith, Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton | July 27, 2016
The new science of bias suggests that we all carry prejudices within ourselves—and we all have the tools to keep them in check.
A new report finds that the presidential election is having a negative impact on students. What can educators do?
The GOP candidate is creating fear and confusion in children, especially kids of color. Here are three suggestions for talking with kids about race and racism in the media.
New research suggests we need to take account of how diverse groups of students view and apply SEL skills.
The new Disney film raises tough questions about prejudice for parents and teachers to explore with children.
As Americans interview candidates for president, how can they make sure gender bias doesn't get in the way of hiring the right one?
Articles: How Songs Help Children BondBy Tom Jacobs | January 22, 2016
A new study suggests music plays a role in our early tendency to distinguish friend from foe.
Articles: What Leaders Must Do to Battle BigotryBy Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, Jason Marsh | January 18, 2016
Prejudice lies deep in the brain, but leaders can create the conditions to help us overcome it.
Articles: Don’t Let Your Mind Be Your Worst EnemyBy Jill Suttie | January 13, 2016
Two new books reveal the inner workings of human psychology--biases, rationalizations, and all.
Recent research suggests that the quest for constant bliss is misguided.
Most people think lying is wrong—unless it’s for a “good” cause. This may explain why Donald Trump gets away with it.
A new study suggests that small acts of creativity in everyday life increase our overall sense of well-being.
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