New research by Yale SOM’s Michael Kraus shows that people can accurately assess a stranger’s socioeconomic position based on brief speech patterns and that these snap perceptions influence hiring managers in ways that favor job applicants from higher social classes.
Researchers led by Yale SOM’s Michael Kraus and psychology doctoral student Xanni Brown found that a university community’s acceptance of a racist symbol affects students’ sense of belonging and may decrease willingness to donate in the future.
On this #powerpod episode we are joined by Dr. Mikey Pasek of the New School for Social Research. Dr. Pasek studies religious identity and the relationships between religious threat and belonging. Dr. Pasek's work on this topic can be found here: The paper detailing the success of the initiative can be found here.