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Reducing Intergroup Conflict Through Contact

In a 2015 meta-analysis, psychological scientists examined the effectiveness of intergroup contact at reducing ethnic prejudice. ... More>

Firearm Shooting Errors Could Be Reduced Through Cognitive Training

People who have difficulty inhibiting responses are more likely to shoot unarmed civilians in simulated scenarios, but response inhibition training can help to reduce these shooting errors. ... More>

Broadening the Reach of Mental Health Care Through Online Interventions

Data from an online smoking cessation intervention indicate that web-based interventions could help bring effective treatment to a broad range of people. ... More>

Online ‘Mindset’ Interventions Help Students Do Better in School

Brief web-based interventions with high school students can produce big results in their schoolwork and their appreciation of a positive, purposeful mindset. ... More>

Focusing the Brain on Better Vision