Coping with chaos: how disordered contexts promote stereotyping and discrimination.

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Being the victim of discrimination can have serious negative health- and quality-of-life-related consequences. Yet, could being discriminated against depend on such seemingly trivial matters as garbage on the streets? In this study, we show, in two field experiments, that disordered contexts (such as litter or a broken-up sidewalk and an abandoned bicycle… (More)
DOI: 10.1126/science.1201068

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