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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>

Customer Loyalty May Depend on the Race of a Company’s Leader

Using a combination of experimental and archival data, researchers find that consumers are more likely to turn their backs on black leaders compared to white ones. ... More>

Stop mocking Starbucks’s ‘Race Together.’ It could actually lead to useful conversations about race.

Presidential Column

Juvenile Justice for Some

Reflecting on the recent public outcry over police shootings of unarmed Black males, APS Board Member Sandra Graham explains how the science of adolescent development and implicit racial bias can help society prevent these tragedies from recurring. ... More>

Two Strikes and You’re Out (But Only If You’re Black)