Decades of psychology research have found that one of the best ways to reduce intergroup prejudice is simply to have members of different groups spend time with each other (under certain conditions). This idea, known as the contact hypothesis , has been tested extensively and shown to be consistently effective , making it something of a gold standard for prejudice reduction. But for many, intergroup contact is rare. The fact is, for better and for worse, we tend to spend time with people who are similar to us. As a result, for some people, the only prolonged exposure they get to members of certain minority groups is through characters in TV and film. But could this kind of exposure be a substitute for real-life contact, providing some of the same prejudice-reducing benefits? A number of researchers have started studying this question in the past few years and the answer appears to be: Maybe, a little? Correlational evidence There are a number of studies reporting … [Read more...] about Can Watching TV Reduce Prejudice?
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Source: John Hain/Pixabay Readers familiar with the TV series House are familiar with a little-talked about Personality Disorder. Dr. Gregory House, the prickly genius star of the show, is often brooding, ill-humored, and pessimistic, leading to interpersonal discord; core features of Depressive Personality Disorder (DPD). Interestingly, House also exhibits some narcissistic components, what Millon called a "voguish" tendency in some DPD cases. Depression has, for centuries, been recognized as both a trait (inborn) and characteristic (learned/influenced by environment). Regardless of etiology, it has also been noted to be episodic in some, chronic in others, and so ingrained in yet others that it's "just who they've always been," indicative of personality pathology. You may be asking, "Where is this Depressive Personality Disorder?" DPD has a rocky history in terms of acceptance as a condition. Given it may be difficult to differentiate … [Read more...] about Depression or Depressive Personality?
Home Fashion Bollywood wardrobe Bollywood Wardrobe Aayushi Adhaulia By Aayushi Adhaulia | on February 8, 2021 Indian model and actress Waluscha De Sousa, who is the host of Zee TV's music reality show Indian Pro Music League, left everyone amazed with her gorgeous look in a red sequin gown at the opening ceremony event. And now, she is all out there nailing her another stunning look. Recently, the star stepped out flaunting her black saree and got clicked by the paparazzi. Waluscha looked super gorgeous and rose temperature with her sizzling look. So, let us take a close look at her saree and decode it for fashion inspiration. So, Waluscha De Sousa was dressed to slay in a plain black saree, which came from Sonaakshi Raaj Merani's label. Her saree was simple but it featured sharp pleats. Styled by Anjali Singh Shekhawat, the Fan actress draped the short and ruffled pallu of her saree in a stylish and modish way. She teamed her saree with a sleeveless sweetheart-neckline black … [Read more...] about Waluscha De Sousa Sets The Temperature Soaring With Her Sizzling Look In A Black Saree And Embellished Blouse
Home Fashion Bollywood wardrobe Bollywood Wardrobe Aayushi Adhaulia By Aayushi Adhaulia | on February 13, 2021 Born on 13 February 1986, Rashami Desai is a popular and well-known face in the Indian Television industry. She has played some amazing roles in the daily soaps and won the hearts of the audience with her brilliant acting skills. From villain to an ideal daughter-in-law to a loving wife, the actress did complete justice to all the characters she has played, which also proved her versatility. Talking about her versatility, well, it's not just limited to the serials but she has also explored it on the fashion front. The diva keeps treating her fans with her gorgeous fashionable looks on Instagram. From sarees to mini dresses to gowns, she has been slaying it in all and flaunting her distinctive style. As Rashami turns a year older today, we have come up with her 3 stylish looks in different outfits that proves her … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday Rashami Desai: 3 Distinctive Fashionable Looks Of The Actress That Proves Her Versatility
Home Relationship Love and romance Love And Romance oi-Prerna Aditi By Prerna Aditi on February 6, 2021 Couples start making several plans as soon as Valentine's Week starts from 7 February to 14 February. Every couple tries to make their Valentine's day celebration a memorable one. You may want to shower your partner with several gifts and love. But then you must understand the gift that you can gift to your partner is your 'time'. Spending quality time together is way more important than sending gifts to each other. At times, you may not be able to decide what to do on Valentine's Day. But then you don't have to worry as we are always ready to help you. Therefore, we are here with some of the unique and interesting ideas for Valentine's Day. Scroll down to find what are those things that you can do this Valentine's Day. Also read: Valentine's Week 2020: Romantic Ideas to Make Your Valentine's Week Special … [Read more...] about Valentine’s Week 2021: 38 Sweet And Unique Things To Do On This Day