All the controversy about Barack Obama’s birth certificate, makes one wonder if racial prejudice among some white Americans–even if unintentional–influences their assessment of how well he is doing as President Researcher Eric Hehman investigated whether whites’ racial prejudices influenced "how American" they perceived Obama to be, which would in turn predict their evaluations of his presidential performance. One way to do this was to compare how these people evaluated Vice President Joseph more

On Dreamland, we’re not afraid to ask the hard questions (NOTE: Subscribers can still listen to this show). When we see signs of unrest in countries, such as the "Arab Spring," where young people are clamoring for a voice in the government, we ask ourselves why some nations become democracies while others don’t. Researchers think it may have to do with kind of CROPS they grow.
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