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Does Diversity Undermine Community Trust?

One of the most conspicuous failures of the 113th Congress has been the Republican House’s refusal to even discuss long-overdue immigration reform, despite the Senate’s painstaking work in crafting a […]... More>


Observation

Jeffrey Sherman Receives the Anneliese Maier Research Award

APS Fellow Jeffrey Sherman, who studies stereotyping and prejudice at the University of California, Davis, has been awarded the Anneliese Maier Research Award. Presented by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, the award is given annually to outstanding researchers from other countries with the aim of advancing the internationalization of academic research in Germany. ... More>


Observer Article

Ageism: Alive and Kicking

With an aging populace on the rise, researchers are evaluating the prevalence of ageism and prescribing ways to stop it. ... More>


Engaging in a Brief Cultural Activity Can Reduce Implicit Prejudice

A small cue of social connection to someone from another group — such as a shared interest — can help reduce prejudice immediately and up to six months later. ... More>