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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>


The Creativity Bias against Women


Doing small acts of kindness may lower your stress


Distractibility Trait Predisposes Some to Attentional Lapses

People vary according to different personality traits, such as extraversion or conscientiousness, and new research suggests that they also vary according to a particular cognitive trait: distractibility. ... More>


We Infer a Speaker’s Social Identity from Subtle Linguistic Cues

When we speak, we “leak” information about our social identity through the nuanced language that we use to describe others, new findings show. ... More>