Poll: What Are the Roots of Prejudice?

Do you think prejudices are passed on by parents?

  • Yes, parents play the largest role in kids' prejudices like homophobia.
  • No, society plays a bigger role.
  • No, people pick up their own prejudices from personal experiences.
  • Prejudice is in the genes, they're born that way.
Author Bio
Jeanna Bryner
Jeanna Bryner, Live Science Managing Editor

Before becoming managing editor, Jeanna served as a reporter for Live Science and SPACE.com for about three years. Previously she was an assistant editor at Scholastic's Science World magazine. Jeanna has an English degree from Salisbury University, a Master's degree in biogeochemistry and environmental sciences from the University of Maryland, and a science journalism degree from New York University. Follow Jeanna on Google+

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