1. Blue – eyed children are smarter than those with brown eyes.
2. Blue – eyed children are the best people in the room.
3. Brown – eyed children cannot play with blue – eyed children in the playground because they
are not as good.
4. Brown – eyed children cannot use the water fountain
delighted, arrogant and became vicious. The brown eyed children were angry, saddened and
confused and withdrawn. Fights broke out in the play ground between children who had been
best friends the day before. The following day, Elliot reversed the experiment and the brown eyed
children behaved in the same arrogant way that the blue eyed children behaved the previous day.
Similarly the blue eyed children became withdrawn and sad.
prejudice and discrimination, these children would grow up being more tolerant towards others.