Our work

01

STEREOTYPES IN INTERRACIAL INTERACTIONS

What makes interracial interactions go well? What causes them to fall apart?

Do stereotypical racial group members affect behavior in interracial interactions?

02

RACE RELATIONS IN VIRTUAL REALITY

Does interracial interaction anxiety exist in VR? If so, can VR interracial encounters improve interracial comfort?

Can racial embodiment improve cross-understanding and empathy?

03

STEREOTYPE THREAT

Can negative group stereotypes undermine performance and learning?

To what extent do situational cues increase and decrease stereotype threat?

04

COLLABORATIVE

Selves in Contact: Can understanding racial group members’ sociocultural context defuse tense intergroup contact situations?

Race and Space: Do negative associations between race and physical space impact beliefs and behavior?

Collaborators

Courtney Bonam (UC Santa Cruz)

Tiffany Brannon (UCLA)

Patrick Forscher ( Université Grenoble-Alpes)

Mary C. Murphy (Indiana University)

J. Nicole Shelton (Princeton University)

Gregory M. Walton (Stanford University)

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