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Protecting a Few Students from Negative Stereotypes Benefits Entire Classroom

Interventions targeted at individual students can improve the classroom environment and trigger a second wave of benefits for all classmates, research with 7th graders shows. ... More>


Get Up, Stand Up! How to Get People to Quit Sitting

A new meta-analysis identifies the most promising interventions for getting desk-bound employees up and moving. ... More>


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>