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People overestimate groups they find threatening – when 'sizing up' others, bias sneaks in

By Jacqueline Rifkin, Assistant Professor of Marketing, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Rebecca Ponce de Leon, Assistant Professor of Management, Columbia University
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Social psychology researchers found that people commonly exaggerate the presence of certain groups – including ethnic and sexual minorities – because they perceive them as ideologically threatening.The Conversation


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