- Shahana Ansari, Univ. of Hawaii
- Mary Murphy, Indiana Univ.
White individuals often experience discomfort during interracial interactions, less is known about interactions with biracial partners. Results reveal that while White participants wish to appear unbiased towards Black and Black/White Biracial (vs. White) partners, they report more discomfort with both partners and they essentialize their Black, but not their Biracial, partners.