Psychology

The discipline of psychology, which seeks to understand behavior and mental processes, can be used as a tool to understand and explain race and racism.  In this learning module, a few basic terms and concepts are explained in the context of the academic field of psychology research, in order to supply a vocabulary to that can be used to explain and discuss the psychology of race.  
  1. Race and Ethnicity
  2. Prejudice, Discrimination, and Racism 
  3. Stereotype Threat
  4. Colorblindness
  5. Aversive Racism
Many of the ideas in this learning module are also found in the full-length film.  Within the pages of this learning module, however, you will find additional footage from our interviews.