'Nerd' and 'Geek' Should Be Banned, Professor Says


Wed, Dec 23rd, 2009 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

David Anderegg, a professor of psychology at Bennington College, says that merely mentioning terms like nerd or geek serves to perpetuate the stereotype. The words are damaging, much like racial epithets, he says, and should be avoided.



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