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August 13, 2020

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Why Is Stroke So Deadly for People of African Descent?

An international team of scientists has completed the largest analysis of stroke-risk genes ever undertaken in people of African ...

COVID-Related Discrimination Disproportionately Impacts Racial Minorities, Study Shows

A new study reveals that discrimination against people thought to have COVID-19, even if they weren't infected, peaked in April and has since declined. Particularly against Asian Americans, ...

Context Reduces Racial Bias in Hate Speech Detection Algorithms

When it comes to accurately flagging hate speech on social media, context matters, says a new study aimed at reducing errors that could amplify racial ...

Prospective Teachers Misperceive Black Children as Angry

New research finds that prospective teachers appear more likely to misperceive Black children as angry than white children, which may undermine the education of Black ...

Showing Pro-Diversity Feelings Are the Norm Makes Individuals More Tolerant

Showing people how their peers feel about diversity in their community can make their actions more inclusive, make members of marginalized groups feel more like they belong, and even help close ...

More Than 80 Percent of Americans Report Nation's Future Is Significant Source of Stress

More than 8 in 10 Americans (83 percent) say the future of our nation is a significant source of stress, according to the American Psychological Association's most recent survey ...

The Brain's Facial Recognition Area Doesn't Differentiate Outgroup Members

A quirk in how the brain processes faces makes it harder to tell members of a racial outgroup apart, according to new ...

Police Stop Fewer Black Drivers at Night When a 'Veil of Darkness' Obscures Their Race

After analyzing 95 million traffic stop records, filed by officers with 21 state patrol agencies and 35 municipal police forces from 2011 to 2018, researchers concluded that 'police stops and ...

Want to Live Longer? Stay in School, Study Suggests

A multi-institution study has attempted to tease out the relative impact of two variables most often linked to life expectancy -- race and education -- by combing through data about 5,114 black and ...

Children Associate White, but Not Black, Men With 'Brilliant' Stereotype, New Study Finds

The stereotype that associates being 'brilliant' with white men more than white women is shared by children regardless of their own race, finds a team of psychology researchers. By ...

Does Being a 'Superwoman' Protect African American Women's Health?

A new study explores whether different facets of being a strong black woman, which researchers sometimes refer to as 'superwoman schema,' ultimately protect women from the negative health ...

Many Injured US Adult Cyclists Not Wearing a Helmet

Men and ethnic minorities are less likely to wear cycle helmets and more likely to suffer from head and neck injuries in accidents, according to new ...

Experience of Being a Minority Puts US Teens at Higher Risk of Anxiety, Depression

Puerto Rican teens growing up as minorities in the South Bronx are more likely to experience anxiety and depression than their peers growing up as a majority in Puerto Rico, even under similar ...

Autism Rates Increasing Fastest Among Black, Hispanic Youth

Autism rates among black and HIspanic children are catching up to and, in many states, exceeding rates among white youth, who have historically had higher prevalence, a new study ...

Type 2 Diabetes and Sleep Problems in Midlife Women

Hormone changes are known to alter insulin sensitivity and glucose metabolism, as well as interfere with women's sleep patterns. But little was known about the association between diabetes and ...

Medical Mistrust Impacts African American Men's Preventive Health, but Racism Also Matters

Mistrust of health care providers, fueled by painful experiences with racism, makes African American men more likely to delay routine screenings and doctor's appointments, with potentially ...

Characteristics of Older Adults With Moderately Severe Dementia

A study has found that many characteristics among older adults with moderately severe dementia differ depending on whether they live at home or in residential care or nursing ...

Black Students Receive Fewer Warnings from Teachers About Misbehavior

A social work professor found in a new study that black middle school students receive fewer warnings from their teachers about misbehavior, giving them fewer opportunities to correct their behavior ...

New Insights on Overdose Rates, County Segregation, and Socioeconomics

Deaths from drug overdoses have risen dramatically in the United States over the past 20 years, and researchers seek to understand complex factors that may affect these deaths. A new study examined ...

Race, Ethnicity and Exclusionary Discipline Practices

Discipline and how it is administered in schools across the US continues to be a hotly debated topic. A new project analyzed how ethnicity and race are associated with school exclusionary discipline ...

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