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While a number of factors influence interracial interactions, this research focuses on the belief systems people bring with them to college, specifically growth and fixed mindsets on college campuses. Additionally, we are focusing on person mindsets, which are the belief that people can change their personal characteristics, such as personality, thoughts, and feelings. Interracial interactions are defined as any communication between two or more individuals of differing races. While ideally the research would focus on interracial interactions in multiple settings, this research will be looking at the different mindsets and ideologies of college students, focusing on predominantly white universities (PWI).
Rafferty, Dana Jean, "The role of growth mindsets in interracial interactions on college campuses" (2018). Honors Theses. 1318.