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US Supreme Court Recognizes Role of Unconscious Bias in Disparate Treatment

Psychological science on implicit bias served as a guide for a landmark Supreme Court decision on the Fair Housing Act. ... More>


The Flexibility of Racial Bias


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>