White Bias in 3–7-Year-Old Children across Cultures

@inproceedings{Gibson2015WhiteBI,
  title={White Bias in 3–7-Year-Old Children across Cultures},
  author={Bentley L Gibson and Erin Robbins and Philippe E. Rochat},
  year={2015}
}
In three studies we report data confirming and extending the finding of a tendency toward a White preference bias by young children of various ethnic backgrounds. European American preschoolers who identify with a White doll also prefer it to a Black doll. In contrast, same age African American children who identify with a Black doll do not show a significant preference for it over a White doll. These results are comparable in African American children attending either a racially mixed… CONTINUE READING

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