Thursday, February 19, 2009

Mixed blessings

People of mixed race are sometimes assumed to be at a disadvantage; perhaps because they may experience prejudice from more than one group. However, a study of 180 high-school students in the U.S. has found that this is not always the case. The study compared Black, Mexican and White students with mixed-race ones. On several indicators such as happiness, stress, citizenship and school alienation the mixed-race students were more engaged and felt better than other students.

You can find out more about this research at

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