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The Trustworthiness of an Inmate’s Face May Seal His Fate

The perceived trustworthiness of an inmate’s face may determine the severity of the sentence he receives, according to new research using photos and sentencing data for inmates in Florida. ... More>

Supreme Court Breakfast Table: The court acknowledges “unconscious prejudice.”

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>

Medical Resources Allocated Equally Across Groups, but More Efficiently Across Individuals

People make dramatically different decisions about who should receive transplant organs when recipients are presented as part of larger groups. ... More>