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Heart Trouble: Exploring Links Between Racism and Health Risks

Using two large data sets, researchers investigated whether levels of racial bias are associated with levels of circulatory disease in counties across the US. ... More>


Motivating Eco-Friendly Behaviors Depends on Cultural Values

Concern about environmental issues doesn't necessarily lead to environmental action in societies that have more collectivistic values, researchers find. ... More>


Diversifying Science to Represent Diverse Populations

A special series in Clinical Psychological Science highlights the importance of broadening the traditional scope of clinical science research so that it addresses the needs and concerns of diverse populations. ... More>


How Collectivism Protects Against Contagious Fear

People who reported greater perceived risk of Ebola infection were more likely to report xenophobic attitudes, but feeling a sense of belonging and connection to others can mitigate this link. ... More>


Genes and the American Dream