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Can racism ever be a good thing?

As a beautiful white female who has ancestry that came from the European countries (all white people are beautiful looking) I always have a fear of …

Albert Einstein

We Are What We See: The Family Conditions for Modeling Values for Children

David Popenoe, PhD<br>Professor of Sociology<br>Rutgers University<p>In a recent poll of adult Americans conducted by The Wall Street Journal, "moral decline" …

Madison

FBI report: Violent crime down in U.S.

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The FBI says crime rates, including murder, were down last year. The report is in contrast to headlines this year about a surge in killings in some major cities.<p>The annual Uniform Crime Report statistics released Monday come amid lingering tension over police shootings and the …

Justice

People with mental illness 16 times more likely to be killed by police

At a time of heightened concern over police shootings, a new report estimates that people with mental illness are 16 times more likely than others to be killed by police.<p>About one in four fatal police encounters involve someone with mental illness, according to the report, released Thursday by the …

Mental Health

Most violence in the world is motivated by personal morality

What motivates someone to be violent? This is a question many people are asking in the wake of the recent mass shootings in California. Most explanations tend to revolve around the core assumption that violence is wrong. If someone is violent, something must be broken in their moral psychology—they …

Sociology

Emotional Intelligence: The Social Skills You Weren't Taught In School

You're taught about history, science and maths when you're growing up. Most of us, however, aren't taught how to identify or deal with our own …

Yale professor examines unconscious biases by whites

According to Yale Professor John Dovidio, “Whites spend a lot of time pretending they don’t see race.” But, he said, unconscious bias is pervasive, …