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What’s a GPA? When College Campus Is a Strange Land

My grandfather entered the Pennsylvania coal mines as a child, and was out of work much of his adult life. Neither he nor my grandmother got much in the way […]... 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>


Engaging in a Brief Cultural Activity Can Reduce Implicit Prejudice

A small cue of social connection to someone from another group — such as a shared interest — can help reduce prejudice immediately and up to six months later. ... More>