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Facial Structure May Predict Endorsement of Racial Prejudice

The structure of a man’s face may indicate his tendency to express racially prejudiced beliefs, according to new research published in Psychological Science. ... More>


Elizabeth Warren, Scott Brown and the Myth of Race


Police Prejudice Is Not What You Think

A team of psychological scientists led by Juliette Gatto of Blaise Pascal University, France, took a close look at prejudice in new police recruits, officers with a year of training, and a control group from the general population. They discovered unexpected nuances. ... More>


Observer Article

Research — and Life — Revolves Around Context

Margaret Beale Spencer tells APS President Douglas L. Medin how context influenced her career. ... More>


‘Color Blind’ Policies Could Make Diversity Harder to Achieve

Whether it be growing concerns about bias or recognition of the value of diversity, many organizations and institutions have elected to deemphasize race or remove it entirely from their decision-making processes. Yet new evidence from psychological science research suggests that this color-blind approach may not be as effective as people believe it is. ... More>