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A Conversation With James S. Jackson

A presidentially appointed term on the US National Science Board is the latest milestone in James S. Jackson’s distinguished career, which included a leading role in revolutionizing survey research methodology for the study of racial disparities in physical and mental health. This renowned social psychological scientist sat down with Alan Kraut, APS Executive Director, for some unscripted reflections. ... More>


Buffering the Impact of Maternal Depression, Anxiety, and Stress on Neonatal Outcomes

Sophia E. Green, Emory University, present her research on "Buffering the Impact of Maternal Depression, Anxiety, and Stress on Neonatal Outcomes" at the 2014 APS Annual Convention in San Francisco. ... More>


Stress, Poverty, and Ethnicity Linked Among Young Parents

An avalanche of chronic stress — driven by concerns ranging from parenting to discrimination — disproportionately affects poor mothers and fathers, according to initial results from a multi-state study. ... More>


Pick on Someone Your Own Size

The current study examined the effects of weight within the context of peer victimization among college females of different ethnicity. ... More>


Marilynn Brewer

Ohio State University (Professor Emerita) University of New South Wales William James Fellow Award APS Past President Marilynn Brewer is internationally recognized for her contributions to research in social cognition, […]... More>