Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice that Shapes What We See, Think, and Do
By Jennifer Eberhardt
From one of the world’s leading experts on unconscious racial bias, a personal examination of one of the central controversies and culturally powerful issues of our time, and its influence on contemporary race relations and criminal justice. In Biased, with a perspective that is at once scientific, investigative, and informed by personal experience, Jennifer Eberhardt offers us insights into the dilemma and a path forward.
Clash!: How to Thrive in a Multicultural World
By Hazel Rose Markus and Alana Conner
As our planet gets smaller, cultural conflicts are becoming fiercer. Rather than lamenting our multicultural worlds, Hazel Rose Markus and Alana Conner reveal how we can leverage our differences to mend the rifts in our workplaces, schools, and relationships, as well as on the global stage. Provocative, witty, and painstakingly researched, Clash! not only explains who we are, it also envisions who we could become.
Sample Reports & White Papers
Strategies for Change: Research Initiatives and Recommendations To Improve Police-Community Relations in Oakland, Calif.
By Jennifer Eberhardt (Editor)
Data for Change: A Statistical Analysis of Police Stops, Searches, Handcuffings, and Arrests in Oakland, Calif., 2013-2014
By Rebecca Hetey, Benoît Monin, Amrita Maitreyi, and Jennifer Eberhardt
Principled Policing: Procedural Justice and Implicit Bias Training
By Sarah Lyons-Padilla, Hazel Rose Markus, and Jennifer Eberhardt
Principled Policing: A Path to Building Better Police-Community Relations
By Sarah Lyons-Padilla, MarYam Hamedani, Hazel Rose Markus, and Jennifer Eberhardt
Measuring Mobility from Poverty
By Gregory Acs, Amrita Maitreyi, Alana Conner, Hazel Rose Markus, Nisha Patel, Sarah Lyons-Padilla, and Jennifer Eberhardt
Community Safety Initiative Summer Internship Program
By MarYam Hamedani, Amrita Maitreyi, Rebecca Hetey, and Sheryl Evans Davis
Recent Research Papers
Bias and Culture
Masculine defaults: Identifying and mitigating hidden cultural biases. Psychological Review.
By Sapna Cheryan and Hazel Rose Markus
The development of race effects in face processing from childhood through adulthood: Neural and behavioral evidence. Developmental Science.
By Golijeh Golarai, Dara Ghahremani, Anders Greenwood, John Gabrieli, and Jennifer Eberhardt
Understanding Culture Clashes and Catalyzing Change: A Culture Cycle Approach. Frontiers in Psychology.
By MarYam Hamedani and Hazel Rose Markus
Neural adaptation to faces reveals racial outgroup homogeneity effects in early perception. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
By Brent Hughes, Nicholas Camp, Jesse Gomez, Vaidehi Natu, Kalanit Grill-Spector, and Jennifer Eberhardt
The Thin Blue Waveform: Racial Disparities in Officer Prosody Undermine Institutional Trust in the Police. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
By Nick Camp, Rob Voigt, Dan Jurafsky, & Jennifer Eberhardt
Implicit Bias, the Power of Institutions, and How to Reduce Racial Disparities in Policing. Bias in the Law: A Definitive Look at Racial Prejudice in the US Criminal Justice System.
By Rebecca Hetey
The Numbers Don’t Speak for Themselves: Racial Disparities and the Persistence of Inequality in the Criminal Justice System. Current Directions in Psychological Science.
By Rebecca Hetey and Jennifer L. Eberhardt
Language from police body camera footage shows racial disparities in officer respect. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
By Rob Voigt, Nicholas Camp, Vinodkumar Prabhakaran, William Hamilton, Rebecca Hetey, Camilla Griffiths, David Jurgens, Dan Jurafsky, and Jennifer Eberhardt
Read more about the data analyses and code used in this paper.
Detecting institutional dialog acts in police traffic stops. Transactions of the Association of Computational Linguistics.
By Vinodkumar Prabhakaran, Camilla Griffiths, Hang Su, Prateek Verma, Nelson Morgan, Jennifer Eberhardt, and Dan Jurafsky
Toward a science of delivering aid with dignity: Experimental evidence and local forecasts from Kenya. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
By Catherine Thomas, Nicholas Otis, Justin Abraham, Hazel Rose Markus, and Gregory Walton
Race influences professional investors’ financial judgments. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
By Sarah Lyons-Padilla, Hazel Rose Markus, Ashby Monk, Sid Radhakrishna, Radhika Shah, Norris "Daryn" Dodson IV, and Jennifer Eberhardt
Passion matters but not equally everywhere: Predicting achievement from interest, enjoyment, and efficacy in 59 societies. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
By Xingyu Li, Miaozhe Han, Geoffrey Cohen, and Hazel Rose Markus
Difference matters: Teaching students a contextual theory of difference can help them succeed. Perspectives on Psychological Science.
By Nicole Stephens, MarYam Hamedani, and Sarah Townsend
A Vicious Cycle: A Social–Psychological Account of Extreme Racial Disparities in School Discipline. Perspectives on Psychological Science.
By Jason Okonofua, Gregory Walton, Jennifer Eberhardt
Nutritional Analysis of Foods and Beverages Depicted in Top-Grossing US Movies, 1994-2018. JAMA Internal Medicine.
By Bradley Turnwald, Isaac Handley-Minder, Natalie Samuels, Hazel Rose Markus, and Alia Crum
Health in the United States: Are Appeals to Choice and Personal Responsibility Making Americans Sick? Perspectives on Psychological Science.
By Caycee Hook and Hazel Rose Markus
Students of color show health advantages when they attend schools that emphasize the value of diversity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
By Cynthia Levine, Hazel Rose Markus, Makeda Austin, Edith Chen, and Gregory Miller
Americans’ health mindsets: Content, cultural patterning, and associations with physical and mental health. Annals of Behavioral Medicine.
By Alana Conner, Danielle Boles, Hazel Rose Markus, Jennifer Eberhardt, and Alia Crum
Reading between the menu lines: Are restaurants’ descriptions of “healthy” foods unappealing?. Health Psychology.
By Bradley Turnwald, Dan Jurafsky, Alana Conner, and Alia Crum
Rethinking stress: The role of mindsets in determining the stress response. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
By Alia Crum, Peter Salovey, and Shawn Anchor