Unlike smartphones, our mental hardware is tremendously changeable. Here’s how our remarkably nimble brains rewire themselves.
With the rise of Donald Trump, professor Teresa Puente says random questions about her origins have become more commonplace, and more unsettling.
Many students from immigrant families go to diverse schools. But diversity itself doesn't guarantee understanding. Self-segregation and stereotypes persist, even in communities that pride themselves on their multiculturalism. In Cambridge, Massachusetts, middle-school teachers build empathy among classmates by teaching "the danger of a single story."
At a masculinity conference, researchers found that even men who are defying gender stereotypes are still trapped in gender roles.
Two cousins, with roots in Panama, take on complicated questions of race, identity and immigration.
Novelist Helen Oyeyemi didn’t expect to be alive at age 30. Now, at 29, she has just published her fifth novel.