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

August 6th, 2015

Dr Emma Thomas

In a piece for The Conversation, Murdoch academics Dr Emma Thomas and Associate Professor Anne Pedersen discuss the line between racism and benign on-field antics in relation to the booing of Adam Goodes.

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Opinion: What underlies public prejudice towards asylum seekers

May 12th, 2014

Dr Anne Pedersen and fellow Curtin University researcher Dr Lisa Hartley have jointly contributed an article to The Conversation about the underlying causes of prejudice in Australia towards asylum seekers.

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Study finds quality interaction eases refugee prejudice

July 3rd, 2013

Murdoch University-led research has found that quality interaction, not length of interaction, is the key to reducing anxiety about, and prejudice toward, refugees.

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University academics challenge asylum seeker policy

July 16th, 2012

A Murdoch University academic is leading calls for politicians to rethink their proposals for asylum seeker policy with an open letter signed by over 200 university academics.

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Prejudice and myths cloud view of asylum seekers

November 11th, 2011

More needs to be done to expose the myths surrounding asylum seekers to break down the prejudices that exist against this group, according to a new Murdoch University study.

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