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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>

Unconscious Teacher Bias Harms Black College Students

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>

Racial Bias in Criminal Justice

Unconscious biases toward African Americans still produce major inequities in the criminal justice system. Using statistical analyses, Jennifer Eberhardt has documented how racially coded features, such as a defendant’s skin […]... More>

Credit Screenings Lead to Unfair Hiring

New research calls into question the practice of weeding out job applicants based on their financial history. ... More>