Thin Ice: Stereotype Threat and Black College Students When capable black college students fail to perform as well as their white counterparts, the explanation often has less to do with preparation or ability than with the threat of stereotypes about their capacity to succeed. Educators at Stanford who tested this hypothesis report their findings and propose solutions
New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin drives to the basket between Dallas Mavericks forward Shawn Marion, right, and guard Vince Carter in the second half of their NBA basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York City, Feb.
Young and idealistic, I thought I could change minds. Old and idealistic, I concede we must start over.The most significant cultural change in history is upon us! Thanks millennials! For proving your parents to be wrong about god.This is what saves th
"Hidden Forces and Essences" Psychology as Magic : This essay is a guest post by Jason Manning an Associate Professor of Sociology at West Virginia University where he specializes in the study of conflict and of suicide. He and sociologist Bradley Campbell are authors of The Rise of Victimhood Culture: Microaggressions Safe Spaces and the New Campus Culture Wars which examines changing patterns of morality and conflict in the contemporary world.You can follow him on Twitter at…