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Observation

Family Support Buffers the Physiological Effects of Racial Discrimination

Two longitudinal studies reveal that African American adolescents who experience high levels of racial discrimination show signs of cellular wear and tear. ... More>


The Year in U.S. Policing


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>