White users were told that they had to reach the exit of the virtual building as soon as possible. The number of users who decided to help tripled when the virtual victim was white rather than black
In a study, I can understand stating that it was white users, for the sake of full disclosure and clarity. In a Slashdot summary, it's click-bait, so I put on my racism hat and reacted the way I was supposed to.
For me, the page is blank but then redirects to: http://www.sciencedirect.com/s...
From the PDF:
The participants were Italian and white. They were psychology students (N = 96; 48 women, 48 men) who volunteered to participate without any reward. Their mean age was 24 (SD = 2.82).
Nice of them to not even test black people saving white, that way white people can feel like shit.
Pretty sure the main premise for many zombie apocalypse settings is that the zombie outbreak is caused by a disease that infects healthy, regular humans, possibly killing them, possibly not. When they die, however, they become zombies. This means that there is an unknown disease spreading, potentially worldwide, that infects people *before* we start seeing zombies. That's not a single zombie infecting the rest of us.
Should he punctuate this by having his wife make some deliberately corrupted video right after saying that, with a "backup" video file that isn't corrupted?
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