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2012 Student Research Award Winners Roger C. McIntosh presented his research at the APS 24th Annual Convention in Chicago, Illinois, USA. ... More>
Psychological scientist Anthony Lemieux explains why it’s a good idea for teens to get tested for HIV.... More>
People in marginalized groups, such as the disabled or racial minorities, feel stigmatized—condemned, feared, or excluded—when other people stigmatize them. That’s obvious. But they can also feel stigma when nobody blatantly discriminates against them or says a negative word.... More>
Simply teaching people the facts about how to protect themselves from HIV may not be enough to prevent the spread of AIDS in Africa, a new study suggests. Researchers found that villagers in Ghana who had higher levels of cognitive and decision-making abilities – not just the most knowledge -- were the ones who were most likely to take steps to protect themselves from HIV infection.... More>