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When Talking About Bias Backfires


Bad Drivers? No, Just Bad Stereotypes

Unfounded stereotypes of particular groups as “bad drivers” are regrettably common, but new research helps explain how these pernicious stereotypes emerge. ... More>


Inside the Psychologist’s Studio: Claude Steele

In a newly released "Inside the Psychologist's Studio" video, Past APS Board Member Claude Steele discusses his extensive social psychological research. ... More>


A More Supportive World Can Work Wonders for the Aged


Positive Implicit Messages May Improve Older Adults’ Physical Functioning

Older adults who were exposed to positive stereotypes about aging without being aware of it showed improved physical functioning that lasted up to several weeks, a new study shows. ... More>