Currently browsing "Law"

Police Language in Traffic Stops Shows Hidden Bias

A new linguistic analysis based on police recordings from routine traffic stops suggests that police vary the formality of their language depending on the race of the driver. ... More>


Building Public Trust in the Police

Citizens must feel that they are treated with fairness and respect in order to view the police as a legitimate legal authority, psychological science shows. ... More>


Science of Implicit Bias to Be Focus of US Law Enforcement Training

The US Department of Justice will integrate findings from psychological science into new training curricula to combat implicit bias among law enforcement agents and prosecutors. ... More>


Phoebe Ellsworth: Truth and Advocacy

APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award Address delivered May 2016 in Chicago at the 28th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science.... More>