Study: Referees punish sports teams with black jerseys more harshly

By The Christian Science Monitor
Thursday, August 23, 2012 12:40 EDT
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We're not colorblind. The only thing we're blind to is our unconscious biases. (via The Christian Science Monitor)

New research shows that sports teams wearing black jerseys get penalized for aggressive fouls significantly more than teams wearing white jerseys. The study, published in the May issue of the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science analyzed more than 50,000 NHL games. The additional penalties…

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