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Blurred Concepts of Consent

Numerous studies have revealed that the concept of sexual consent is widely misconstrued and distorted. Psychological science shows why these illusions make combatting sexual assaults on college campuses such a daunting task. ... More>


Feeling — Not Being — Wealthy Drives Opposition to Wealth Redistribution

People’s views on wealth distribution have little to do with how much they have in the bank and more with how wealthy they feel compared to their friends and neighbors. ... More>


SRCD Policy Fellowships for 2015-2016

Call for Applications The Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) is seeking applicants for SRCD Policy Fellowships for 2015–2016. There are two types of fellowships: Congressional and Executive Branch. […]... More>


The Poverty Trap

Poor people are the subject of many negative stereotypes, including the assumption that they are inherently incapable of making sound financial decisions. But APS Fellow Eldar Shafir has demonstrated that […]... More>