The people over at Sociological Cinema did an interesting experiment, searching Google images for the continents.  Tell us what you see:


“North American”:

“South American”:



Lisa Wade, PhD is a Visiting Scholar at Tulane University. She is the author of American Hookup, a book about college sexual culture; a textbook about gender; and a forthcoming Introduction to Sociology text. You can follow her on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.