Berreby ..BO-David Berreby is the author of Us and Them: Understanding Your Tribal Mind. He lives in Brooklyn., David
September 2007
Smithsonian;Fall2007 Special Issue, Vol. 38, p82
The article profiles African American social psychologist Jennifer Richeson, a college professor at Northwestern University, who teaches a course called "Stereotyping and Prejudice", and examines race relations using computers to measure microsecond differences in reaction times in an effort to see how the brain reacts to interracial encounters. A discussion of Richeson's personal experiences with prejudice and stereotyping, research, and education, which included attendance at Harvard University's graduate school, is presented.


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