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Averting the Motherhood Penalty

Many employers assume that working mothers are less committed to their jobs. A new study shows how working moms can counter that bias in the workplace. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

New research exploring system-legitimacy beliefs and attitudes toward race, deferred feedback and category learning, and transfer across visual search tasks, and higher-order relational learning in toddlers. ... More>


Hating On Fat People Just Makes Them Fatter


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Experiencing Discrimination Increases Risk-Taking, Anger, and Vigilance

Experiencing rejection not only affects how we think and feel -- over the long-term it can also influence our physical and mental health. New research suggests that when rejection comes in the form of discrimination, people respond with a pattern of thoughts, behaviors, and physiological responses that may contribute to overall health disparities. ... More>