Latest BIAS Stories

2010-10-13 11:19:03

With racism still prevalent in the 21st century, taking about the color of someone's skin -- even if it's your own -- can be a sensitive subject.

2010-10-08 02:04:18

A new study from the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis looks at how much African Americans and whites favor or prefer their own racial group over the other, how much they identify with their own racial group, and how positively they feel about themselves.

2010-09-29 09:49:00

PETALUMA, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- BIAS, Inc. today released SoundSaver - a new software solution for Mac and Windows computing platforms that greatly streamlines the process of converting and restoring LPs and tapes.

2010-07-28 18:31:01

Confronting someone who makes a prejudiced remark can be a good thing—but not everyone does it.

2009-12-17 17:08:03

Tufts study finds white characters on popular shows elicit more positive responses.

2009-07-24 07:25:00

People with potentially 'stigmatizing' medical conditions are just as likely as those with less stigmatizing illnesses to allow their personal information to be used for health research.

2009-06-02 08:38:54

Teens suffering with depression may forego treatment due to concern about the stigma connected to the disorder, a new study implies.

2009-03-12 12:28:00

WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Lamar Smith, a Republican representing the 21st District of Texas, called for more accountability from the national media, particularly The New York Times, in an exclusive column posted at BoycottNYT.com. "After years of biased reporting -- reaching a new low with the most one-sided coverage of a presidential campaign in history last year -- The New York Times has lost its credibility.

2005-10-07 12:57:32

When evaluating facial attractiveness, participants may fail to notice a radical change to the outcome of their choice, according to a study by researchers at Lund University, Sweden, and New York University. Equally surprising, the study shows that participants may produce confabulatory reports when asked to describe the reasons behind their choices.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.