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An Hour Makes a Difference


Talking About Social Class Boosts Grades of First-Generation College Students

A one-hour intervention focused on discussions of social class significantly narrowed the achievement gap between first-generation college students and students who had a least one parent with a college degree. ... More>


Religious Infusion Predicts Intergroup Conflict Around the World

For many, religion is central to day-to-day existence, supporting faith and spirituality and providing friendship and a sense of community. But religion can also contribute to conflict. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring shaping attention with reward, personality maturation around the world, handedness effects on learning words related to object manipulation, and trust and physical similarity. ... More>