Archive for March, 2013

Who knew that coos and gurgles communicate stereotypes too? A new study shows that infants as young as nine months demonstrate bias. Check out a description of the study. Many people, especially parents or those who work or live closely with children, are interested in understanding why children begin to show exclusionary practices at seemingly […]

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 at 09:43 | 0 comments
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The problem with intention is that what one intends can be vastly different than what one accomplishes. “The evil that is in the world almost always comes of ignorance, and good intentions may do as much harm as malevolence if they lack understanding.” Albert Camus “What one does is what counts. Not what one had […]

Saturday, March 16th, 2013 at 16:59 | 0 comments
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For Media Monday, I wanted to share a story about video games, stereotypes, and heroes found in unusual places.

Monday, March 11th, 2013 at 15:15 | 0 comments
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Recently someone posted the following question on Reddit: Why are white communities the only ones that “need diversity”? Why aren’t black, Latino, asian, etc. communities “in need of diversity”? A lot of the answers deal with segregation of groups, a common topic on The Communicated Stereotype. Dividing groups into ingroups (the ones we belong to) […]

Thursday, March 7th, 2013 at 21:35 | 0 comments
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