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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>


Remembrance

Remembering Janet Taylor Spence

The pioneering research of APS’s first elected president has left contemporary investigators with several key tools for measuring anxiety and attitudes about gender. Janet Taylor Spence’s colleagues remember her transformative work and her vital role in launching APS. ... More>


Observer Article

Janet Taylor Spence: A Life in Science

A timeline lists highlights in the life of Janet Taylor Spence. ... More>


A Tutorial on Evaluating Hypotheses Using Bayesian Methods

In a recent article in the European Journal of Developmental Psychology, researchers used the example of a hiking trip to illustrate the advantages of Bayesian thinking over traditional statistical methods. ... More>


Chatting Before Negotiations Benefits Men More Than Women

A bit of chitchat before a negotiation helped men—but not women—snag better financial offers for a job contract. ... More>