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Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice that Shapes What We See, Think, and Do

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

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

Data for Change: A Statistical Analysis of Police Stops, Searches, Handcuffings, and Arrests in Oakland, Calif., 2013-2014

By Rebecca C. Hetey, Benoît Monin, Amrita Maitreyi, and Jennifer Eberhardt


Principled Policing: Procedural Justice and Implicit Bias Training

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

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

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

Community Safety Initiative Summer Internship Program

By MarYam Hamedani, Amrita Maitreyi, Rebecca C. Hetey, and Sheryl Evans Davis


Recent Research Papers

Bias and Culture

Masculine defaults: Identifying and mitigating hidden cultural biases

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

The development of race effects in face processing from childhood through adulthood: Neural and behavioral evidence. Developmental Science.

By Golijeh Golarai, Dara G. Ghahremani, Anders C. Greenwood, John D. E. Gabrieli, and Jennifer L. Eberhardt


Understanding Culture Clashes and Catalyzing Change: A Culture Cycle Approach. Frontiers in Psychology.

By MarYam G. 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 L. Hughes, Nicholas P. Camp, Jesse Gomez, Vaidehi S. Natu, Kalanit Grill-Spector, and Jennifer L. Eberhardt


Criminal Justice

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

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 C. Hetey


The Numbers Don’t Speak for Themselves: Racial Disparities and the Persistence of Inequality in the Criminal Justice System

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 C. Hetey and Jennifer L. Eberhardt


Language from police body camera footage shows racial disparities in officer respect

Language from police body camera footage shows racial disparities in officer respect. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

By Rob Voigt, Nicholas P. Camp, Vinodkumar Prabhakaran, William Hamilton, Rebecca C. Hetey, Camilla Griffiths, David Jurgens, Dan Jurafsky, and Jennifer L. Eberhardt

Read more about the data analyses and code used in this paper.


Detecting institutional dialog acts in police traffic stops

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 L. Eberhardt, and Dan Jurafsky


Economic Mobility

Toward a science of delivering aid with dignity: Experimental evidence and local forecasts from Kenya

Toward a science of delivering aid with dignity: Experimental evidence and local forecasts from Kenya. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

By Catherine C. Thomas, Nicholas G. Otis, Justin R. Abraham, Hazel Rose Markus, and Gregory M. 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 A. "Daryn" Dodson IV, and Jennifer Eberhardt


Education

Passion matters but not equally everywhere: Predicting achievement from interest, enjoyment, and efficacy in 59 societies

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 L. Cohen, and Hazel Rose Markus


Difference matters: Teaching students a contextual theory of difference can help them succeed

Difference matters: Teaching students a contextual theory of difference can help them succeed. Perspectives on Psychological Science.

By Nicole M. Stephens and MarYam G. Hamedani


A vicious cycle: A social–psychological account of extreme racial disparities in school discipline

A Vicious Cycle: A Social–Psychological Account of Extreme Racial Disparities in School Discipline. Perspectives on Psychological Science.

By Jason A. Okonofua, Gregory M. Walton, Jennifer L. Eberhardt


Health

Nutritional Analysis of Foods and Beverages Depicted in Top-Grossing US Movies, 1994-2018

Nutritional Analysis of Foods and Beverages Depicted in Top-Grossing US Movies, 1994-2018. JAMA Internal Medicine.

By Bradley P. Turnwald, Isaac J. Handley-Minder, Natalie A. 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 J. 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 S. Levine, Hazel Rose Markus, Makeda K. Austin, Edith Chen, and Gregory E. Miller


Americans’ health mindsets: Content, cultural patterning, and associations With physical and mental health.

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 L. Eberhardt, and Alia Crum


Reading between the menu lines: Are restaurants’ descriptions of “healthy” foods unappealing?

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

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