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Reducing Intergroup Conflict Through Contact

In a 2015 meta-analysis, psychological scientists examined the effectiveness of intergroup contact at reducing ethnic prejudice. ... More>

A “Council of Psychological Science Advisors” Tackles Pressing Policy Issues

A special section underscores how findings from behavioral science can provide actionable policy solutions to some of the most urgent issues facing American society today. ... More>

Diversity: it’s good for your brain

Observer Article

Why Should Psychological Science Care About Diversity?

A 2010 analysis of articles published in leading psychology journals showed that 95% of all samples came from Western, educated, industrialized, rich, and democratic societies. APS Fellow Robert M. Sellers wants his field to study a broader cross-section of humanity — with investigators from underrepresented groups at the helm. ... More>

Why Diversity Should Matter to Psychological Science

APS Fellow Robert M. Sellers discussed the urgent need for increased diversity in psychological science and outlined concrete steps the field can take to achieve this goal. ... More>