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Workplace Diversity Initiatives May Mask Discrimination

Workplace diversity initiatives might actually create a false sense of fairness, leading people to overlook lingering discrimination, a new study shows. ... More>


Everyday Aggression: We Hurt Those Closest to Us

A review of research on everyday aggression explores the different types of aggression that we display toward the people we encounter in our day-to-day lives. ... More>


APS Fellow James Jackson Appointed to National Science Board

President Barack Obama has appointed James Jackson, an APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow, to the National Science Board. ... More>


African American Success Stories Have a Downside

A new study suggests that examples of exceptional achievement by African Americans can make White people less sympathetic to the race-based challenges that minorities continue to face. ... More>


A Captive African Elephant (Loxodonta Africana) Calf Exhibits Precocious Social Relationships

Laura E. Beer and Nicole M. Lyons, Butler University, presented their research on "A Captive African Elephant (Loxodonta Africana) Calf Exhibits Precocious Social Relationships" at the 2014 APS Annual Convention in San Francisco. ... More>