Developing Lab Tasks to Measure how European-American Mothers Socialize Racial Attitudes in Young Children

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Faculty Mentor/s:

Debbie Laible, Psychology


Students on the team this summer:  

Afra Elif Aglar , Psychology

Francesca Knudsen ‘21, Psycholog, Health, Medicine and Society

Masma Mutallimova ‘20 Educational Leadership

Sheridan Scott ‘22, Behavioral Neuroscience


Project Description:

How are attitudes and perspectives of white children toward other races formed in the earliest parts of childhood from their parents? This project will design and implement laboratory studies, to understand what factors lead to the formation of racial understanding, and dig deeper into verbal and nonverbal messages from parents.


Month/Year Project Began:

June 2019