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Gender Fairness Prevails in Most Fields of Academic Science

A comprehensive analysis shows that, despite sex differences leading up to college, men and women encounter a level playing field in most math-intensive sciences after obtaining a PhD. ... More>


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NEW PSPI REPORT: Stigma as a Barrier to Mental Health Care

Despite the availability of effective evidence-based treatment, about 40% of individuals with serious mental illness do not receive care, and many who begin an intervention fail to complete it. A […] More>


Stigma bars mentally ill from seeking care


Stigma as a Barrier to Mental Health Care

Addressing stigma surrounding mental illness is a critical part of improving access to effective evidence-based treatment for those who need it, the authors of a new report find. ... More>


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Science That Serves the Public

Applying psychological science to promote public cooperation and the responsible use of technology in education are highlights at the Psychological Science in the Public Interest symposium. ... More>