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Timing Can Affect Whether Women and Minorities Face Discrimination

Timing can affect whether females and minorities experience discrimination -- says a study published today in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. ... More>


Hanna Zagefka

Royal Holloway University of London, UK What does your research focus on? My research focuses on intergroup relations, particularly acculturation and other phenomena affecting ethnic minorities. More recently, I have […]... More>


Special Section on Stigma in Perspectives on Psychological Science: Group Differences, Not Deficits

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Psychological scientists are faced with the arduous task of identifying distinctions between humans without stigmatizing groups of people based on these differences. In this special section of Perspectives on Psychological Science, experts present reasons for why differences in gender, race, sexual orientation, and culture should not be framed as deficits within the field of psychology.... More>


Motivation to End Racism Relies on ‘Yes We Can’ Approach

If you're trying to end racism, it's not enough to get people to understand that racism is still a problem. You also have to make them feel like they can do something about it, according to a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.... More>


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Expanding Horizons: Research on Underrepresented Groups

Working women. Older adults. Individuals with visual impairments. Ethnic minorities. I don’t recall ever identifying any one of these groups and specifically thinking that I would do research with them. […]... More>