News tagged with stereotype

Why trying to ban sex robots is wrong

"Ban sex robots!" scream the tech headlines, as if they're heralding the arrival of the latest artificial intelligence threat to humankind since autonomous killer robots. The campaign, led by academics Kathleen Richardson ...

dateSep 17, 2015 in Robotics
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The hidden agenda of Obama's opposition

Is the US Tea Party movement a racial backlash against President Obama? A new study by Angie Maxwell from the University of Arkansas, and Wayne Parent from Louisiana State University, assesses whether racial attitudes are ...

dateJun 18, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Stereotypes can fuel teen misbehavior

Drinking. Drugs. Caving into peer pressure. When parents expect their teenagers to conform to negative stereotypes, those teens are in fact more likely to do so, according to new research by Christy Buchanan, professor of ...

dateOct 21, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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