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Faces of Black Children as Young as Five Evoke Negative Biases

People are more likely to misidentify a toy as a weapon after seeing a Black face than a White face, even when the face belongs to a five-year-old boy. ... More>


Seeing Exemplary Peer Work Can Undermine Student Performance

Rather than serving as a motivating force, exposure to peers' exceptional performance can discourage others from even trying to achieve at high levels. ... More>


Children’s Lies Are a Sign of Cognitive Progress


How We Learn Fairness


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Albert Bandura to Receive National Medal of Science

APS Fellow Albert Bandura has been awarded the National Medal of Science for his groundbreaking work on learning, education, and childhood development. ... More>