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Claims of “Post-Racial” Society and Other Denials of Racism May Reflect Ignorance of History

New research suggests that commonly observed differences in how groups perceive racism may be explained by ignorance about -- and even denial of -- the extent of racism over the course of history. ... More>

Motivation in Social Contexts: Theory and Practice

The upcoming conference Motivation in Social Contexts: Theory and Practice, to be held June 29 –July 2, 2013, in Krakow, Poland. The conference will be jointly sponsored by Jagiellonian University, […]... More>

Observer Article

“Who Owns Science?” Scientists From Diverse Perspectives Answer

Douglas L. Medin and distinguished speakers explore ways in which the nature of science may depend on who is doing it. ... More>

A Gesture of Authority: What’s the Point?