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Why Men Still Edge Out Women in Tech Jobs

A new study on implicit bias reveals why leading technology companies are turning to psychological science to improve their hiring practices. ... More>

Pride and Prejudice: Reducing LGBT Discrimination at Work

Researchers find that anti-discrimination laws can have a significant positive impact on how LGBT employees are treated on the job. ... More>

How to Combat Inequality in the LGBT Community

Although mainstream support for LGBT individuals has been steadily growing, workplace discrimination — both explicit and implicit — still poses many challenges. APS Board Member Mikki Hebl (Rice University) argues […]... More>

Psychological Scientists Address the Challenges of an Aging Workforce

Researchers are finding evidence-based solutions to new challenges as the world’s workforce lives longer and retires later. ... More>

Customer Loyalty May Depend on the Race of a Company’s Leader

Using a combination of experimental and archival data, researchers find that consumers are more likely to turn their backs on black leaders compared to white ones. ... More>