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  • Drowning out extreme views

    Drowning out extreme views

    In today’s environment, some may ask what we —a Jew and a Muslim — could possibly have in common. The truth is, we’ve been friends for years and we share a great deal, including a common understanding of what it means to be on the receiving end of prejudice. Prejudice, unfortunately, can be found in …

    August 18, 2018
  • Music can lower prejudice, boost empathy

    Music can lower prejudice, boost empathy

    The universal language of music may have a humanising effect and reduce feelings of prejudice between people from different racial backgrounds, say scientists. Researchers recorded a mock news story featuring an Arab and an American actor playing music together. They then showed the video clip to US participants who were not Arab. The team found …

    May 24, 2017