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Dissecting the Perceptions of White Male Privilege

Despite all the advances that women and people of color have made in professional settings over the last several decades, White men still tend to have the upper hand on […]... More>


‘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>


Opting Out or Pushed Out?


People in Jobs Traditionally Held by the Other Sex Are Judged More Harshly for Mistakes

In these modern times, people can have jobs that weren't traditionally associated with their genders. Men are nurses; women are CEOs. A new study examines perceptions of people in high-powered jobs and finds that they're likely to be judged more harshly for mistakes if they're in a job that's not normally associated with their gender.... More>


Motivation to End Racism Relies on ‘Yes We Can’ Approach

If you're trying to end racism, it's not enough to get people to understand that racism is still a problem. You also have to make them feel like they can do something about it, according to a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.... More>