Discriminated Groups Strategize to Avoid Prejudice

first_imgAn obese person, for example, might focus on dressing nicely to combat stereotypes of slovenliness. A black man, used to assumptions that he’s violent, might smile more. The new study reveals both that people are well aware of stereotypes and that they try to combat them.“People often think of prejudice as a simple, single phenomenon — general dislike for members of other groups — but recent research suggests that there are actually multiple, distinct types of prejudice,” study researcher Rebecca Neel, a graduate student at Arizona State University, said in a statement. In other words, people don’t just dislike overweight people, they stereotype them as sloppy and lacking in self-control.Read the whole story: Scientific American More of our Members in the Media > Scientific American:When they think they’ll be discriminated against, people do their best to put on a good face for their group, new research finds.last_img read more

The Trouble With Maggie Cole episode 6 preview

first_img Credit: Genial Productions / ITV Credit: Genial Productions / ITV Credit: Genial Productions / ITV Credit: Genial Productions / ITV Credit: Genial Productions / ITV Credit: Genial Productions / ITV The Trouble With Maggie Cole reaches its conclusion next week.If you want to avoid spoilers for The Trouble With Maggie Cole, stop reading now.In the latest episode Maggie (Dawn French) decided to make amends with Brian (Lee Boardman) as she took time out to deal with her only family secret being splashed all over the local newspaper. It transpired that it was Karen (Vicki Pepperdine) who betrayed Peter’s (Mark Heap) confidence by spilling the beans about Jamie’s (Phil Dunster) past in a bid to win him from Maggie.Jill (Julie Hesmondhalgh) caught Karen making a move on Peter but thought the two were having an affair, putting her in a very difficult situation.Meanwhile Alex (Arthur McBain) used Roxy (Emily Reid) to gain access to Kelly’s (Kerry Howard) home as he searched for his missing money. Once he found out it had been burned, he raced off leaving Roxy and Kerry’s son terrified.Read the full The Trouble With Maggie Cole episode 5 recapThe synopsis for episode 6 is:It’s the day of the village celebrations, Roxanna is still terrified by Alex’s alarming behaviour last night and is desperate to get to him before he confronts the money lenders.Jill is shaken from witnessing Peter and Karen kissing and wonders if she should tell Maggie what’s happened?Maggie is only concerned with re-uniting with her own family and heads to the celebrations with Becka to meet them. As all the villagers gather for the fete, a sudden shocking series of events are put in motion that could potentially cost the life of one beloved character and change everyone else’s in Thurlbury forever.The Trouble With Maggie Cole concludes at 9pm Wednesday on ITV. Preview the final episode with our gallery below: Credit: Genial Productions / ITV Credit: Genial Productions / ITV Credit: Genial Productions / ITV Credit: Genial Productions / ITV Credit: Genial Productions / ITV Credit: Genial Productions / ITVcenter_img Credit: Genial Productions / ITV Credit: Genial Productions / ITV Credit: Genial Productions / ITV Credit: Genial Productions / ITV Credit: Genial Productions / ITV Credit: Genial Productions / ITV Credit: Genial Productions / ITV Credit: Genial Productions / ITV Credit: Genial Productions / ITV Credit: Genial Productions / ITV Credit: Genial Productions / ITVlast_img read more