Imitation of life: plaything promises to offer insight into stereotyping

With a fascination for identify, I found this story fascinating: Matthew Reisz reports on an old parlour game that has become an innovative research method. Researchers at Cardiff University believe that a new version of an old parlour game can provide us, for the first time, with a tool to "quantify cultural understanding". In the Imitation Game, a man and a woman leave a room and respond in writing to a series of questions. People…