The Impact of Negative Media Images – The Case of Muslims/Arabs – A Review of Research in Neuroscience and Social Psychology

As Presented at the Muslim Mental Health Conference, Michigan State University, April 3rd, 2010 “It is easier… to smash an atom than a prejudice,” said Gordon Allport, author of the landmark study on prejudice and stereotypes, The Nature of Prejudice in 1954. 30 years prior, in 1922, the great American public intellectual and journalist Walter …