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‘Color Blind’ Policies Could Make Diversity Harder to Achieve

Whether it be growing concerns about bias or recognition of the value of diversity, many organizations and institutions have elected to deemphasize race or remove it entirely from their decision-making processes. Yet new evidence from psychological science research suggests that this color-blind approach may not be as effective as people believe it is. ... More>


Social-Class Discrimination Contributes to Poorer Health

Discrimination felt by teenagers based on their social class background can contribute to physiologic changes associated with poorer health, according to a new study published online in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. ... More>


Timing Can Affect Whether Women and Minorities Face Discrimination

Timing can affect whether females and minorities experience discrimination -- says a study published today in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. ... More>


Understanding Mind-Body Influences

Wendy Berry Mendes focuses her research on embodiment — how the mind and body reciprocally influence each other. Specifically, she looks at how the brain and body experience emotions, stress, […]... More>