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Reducing Intergroup Conflict Through Contact

In a 2015 meta-analysis, psychological scientists examined the effectiveness of intergroup contact at reducing ethnic prejudice. ... More>

Redesigning and Enhancing the ‘Jigsaw Classroom’ Website

APS Fellow Scott Plous (Wesleyan University) received a grant from the APS Teaching Fund to make the Jigsaw Classroom website more accessible. ... More>

Observer Article

The Media as Research Collaborators

News reporting not only helps to bring psychological science to the public, but it also can facilitate the research, as APS Fellow Melanie Killen learned when she teamed up with CNN for a study examining children’s racial bias. ... More>

Observer Article

Why Should Psychological Science Care About Diversity?

A 2010 analysis of articles published in leading psychology journals showed that 95% of all samples came from Western, educated, industrialized, rich, and democratic societies. APS Fellow Robert M. Sellers wants his field to study a broader cross-section of humanity — with investigators from underrepresented groups at the helm. ... More>

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Scenes From Convention

See some of the highlighted events from the 2015 APS Annual Convention and mark your calendars for next year's meeting. ... More>