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Title: Race Affects How We Learn to Fear Others, Study Says
Url: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/07/0728_050728_racefear....
Description: In this National Geographic News article, read about a study that reveals that people have more difficulty shedding fears toward members of other races than toward those of their own. Scientists say that the persistence of fear toward members of another race is a product of both evolutionary factors and cultural learning. Links to related stories and a Web site are also found on this page.
Source: Thinkfinity
Classifications: Social Studies
Social Studies -- Current Events
Social Studies -- Geography and Culture General
Social Studies -- Psychology
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Keywords: fear
perception
race
Standards: Social Studies, K-8 (2007)
7 – G4.4.1 - 7 – G4.4.1 - Identify and explain factors that contribute to conflict and cooperation between and among cultural groups (e.g., natural resources, power, culture, wealth).
Date Last Modified: 2014-06-27 13:38:07
Date Record Checked: 2014-06-27 13:37:32
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