Psychology & Psychiatry

Social ties, self-esteem vital to low-income black, latino boys

A study by University of Virginia researchers finds that attributes such as "a positive sense of self" and "a sense of connection to others" are associated with decreased criminal activity for low-income black and Latino ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

A new look at the development of minority children

A new University of Maryland-led study challenges the assumption that minority and immigrant children are most often disadvantaged or at-risk. The study, led by Dr. Natasha Cabrera, an associate professor in the College of ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychologists analyze development of prejudices within children

Girls are not as good at playing football as boys, and they do not have a clue about cars. Instead they know better how to dance and do not get into mischief as often as boys. Prejudices like these are cultivated from early ...

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