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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>


Optimism for Technology May Bias Financial Decisions

New research suggests that people implicitly associate technology with the notion of success, potentially influencing how individuals and businesses make major financial decisions. ... More>


The Right Face for the Job

A new study finds that people tend to associate particular professions with specific facial features, suggesting that looks play a significant role in choosing a leader. ... More>


The Perils of Being a ‘Chameleon’ in a Job Interview

Unconsciously mirroring another person’s behavior—known as the "chameleon effect"—tends to increase likability, but new research finds that unwittingly mimicking negative behavior comes at a cost. ... More>


Presidential Column

Juvenile Justice for Some

Reflecting on the recent public outcry over police shootings of unarmed Black males, APS Board Member Sandra Graham explains how the science of adolescent development and implicit racial bias can help society prevent these tragedies from recurring. ... More>