Claude Steele describes the idea and effects of stereotype threat in our daily lives.
Ervin Staub reflects on what factors might lead someone to become empathic and altruistic.
Nicholas Kristof addresses the perception that the issues he writes about are depressing.
Kwame Anthony Appiah discusses how and why humans create a “we and they” distinction.
Leslie Gilbert-Lurie and Rita Lurie reflect on Rita’s experiences as a Holocaust survivor.