Dr. Christia Brown





By Dr. Christia Spears Brown

Unraveling Bias

In her new book Unraveling Bias: How Prejudice Has Shaped Children for Generations and Why It’s Time to Break the Cycle, Dr. Brown will uncover what scientists have learned about how children are impacted by biases because of their race and ethnicity, gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and explore how biased policies from the past and present (from segregating schools because of race to banning trans students from playing school sports) can be changed. 

By Dr. Christia Spears Brown

Parenting Beyond Pink and Blue

A guide that helps parents focus on their children’s unique strengths and inclinations rather than on gendered stereotypes to more effectively bring out the best in their individual children, for parents of infants to middle schoolers.

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Join us on Zoom for a conversation with DaMaris Hill around her new book, Breath Better Spent


1/2: #UnravelingBias tidbit: White moms need to talk about racial bias with their kids, even if the conversation isn't perfect. Citing the work of @sylviapperry: "Research with White mothers who were assigned to talk to their children about implicit racial bias...

This arrived today! (Two copies - I was obviously so keen I pre ordered it twice at different times!) @ChristiaBrown

Happy #CSEdWeek! I’ll be sharing some of my lab’s research on gender equity in CS all week. First up: why are girls underrepresented in STEM, and what can teachers and parents do to encourage them from an early age? Here’s an infographic we made with @UW_ILABS.

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Psychology Today

Kids, Politics, and the Gender Divide

Children are interested in elections, and have strong opinions about candidates, but underestimate gender biases in politics and government. Read More on the Psychology Today blog.

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Representation Matters

Regardless of gender identity, kids and teens want, and need, to be seen and affirmed. Representation and actual knowledge matters. This shouldn't be confined to one day a year.   Read More

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