Are We Born Racist? A New Israeli Study Has Some Surprising Answers

Is racial discrimination innate or learned? Are humans programmed to prefer their own group over others? Prof. Gil Diesendruck of Bar-Ilan University’s Psychology Department and Gonda Brain Research Center tries to answer these questions.

Chaim Gil, my father, 86 and a Holocaust survivor, sits in front of the television, his head in his hands. He has just watched a report on protests against...