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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>


Do people become more prejudiced as they grow older?


Can science make you less sexist while you sleep?


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APS Convention Program Brings Science to the Courtroom

A cross-cutting theme program at the 2015 APS Annual Convention will explore how psychological scientists can help improve our legal and criminal systems. ... More>