If we need another reason to send our kids to school with folks who aren’t just like them, here it is!

“This result is consistent with previous research on empathy, Gilliam says. “When people feel some kind of shared connection to folks, when they hear more about their misfortunes, they feel more empathic to them. But if they feel that they are different from each other … it may actually cause them to perceive that person in a more negative light.”

 

http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2016/09/28/495488716/bias-isnt-just-a-police-problem-its-a-preschool-problem

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