Opinion: what psychology says about how you should respond to racist behaviour

August 6, 2015

Dr Emma Thomas The recent controversy around certain football fans incessantly booing Adam Goodes has sparked collective soul-searching.

Writing for The Conversation, Murdoch psychology researchers Dr Emma Thomas and Associate Professor Anne Pedersen discuss the line between racism and benign on-field antics.

They believe bystanders have a powerful role to play in mitigating the social and personal harm caused by everyday racism.

You can read the article here.

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