Immigrants with anglicised names face less bias: Study

posted on December 27, 2018

By Times of India |

Immigrants with anglicized names are more likely to get help from other in crucial life-threatening situations, according to a study which showed that people are inherently biased against ethnic sounding names.

Many immigrants voluntarily adopt a name similar to fit in with the new community, rather than keeping an original name.

According to a study, published in the journal Social Psychological and Personally Science, anglicising ethnic names may reduce bias towards immigrants, especially where such manes are typical.

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