Drew S. Jacoby-Senghor

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We tested a novel process we term implicit homophily in which perceivers' implicit outgroup bias shapes their affiliative responses toward ingroup targets with outgroup friends as a function of perceived similarity. Across 4 studies, we tested implicit homophily in the context of racial groups. We found that White participants with higher implicit(More)
In the United States, the difference in academic achievement between higher- and lower-income students (i.e., the income-achievement gap) is substantial and growing. In the research reported here, we investigated neuroanatomical correlates of this gap in adolescents (N = 58) in whom academic achievement was measured by statewide standardized testing.(More)
• We created learning interactions with white instructors and black or white learners. • Instructors’ implicit bias predicted black, but not white, learner test performance. • This effect was mediated by coder-rated instructor anxiety and lesson quality. • New participants watched video of the cross-race lessons to test lesson quality. • Instructors’(More)
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