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Research for Real Life

At a symposium on findings from the journal Psychological Science in the Public Interest — a publication tailored for relevance to the general public — Patrick Corrigan shows that society may be able to combat prejudice by promoting the everyday stories of people with mental illness. Maria Kozhevnikov details a taxonomy designed to standardize applied research on cognitive styles. ... More>


Do people become more prejudiced as they grow older?


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring cultural differences in judging competence from faces, acoustic rhythm and perceptual oscillation, and the role of memory consolidation in prejudice formation. ... More>


Reducing Prejudice While You Sleep


The Use and Misuse of Science in the Justice System

In a cross-cutting theme program at the 2015 APS Annual Convention, leading scientists reviewed how psychological science is implemented -- for better or worse -- in the legal system. ... More>