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Jeffrey Sherman Receives the Anneliese Maier Research Award

APS Fellow Jeffrey Sherman, who studies stereotyping and prejudice at the University of California, Davis, has been awarded the Anneliese Maier Research Award. Presented by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, the award is given annually to outstanding researchers from other countries with the aim of advancing the internationalization of academic research in Germany. ... More>


How To Fight Racial Bias When It’s Silent And Subtle


Senior Moment? Ageist Stereotypes Can Hurt — Or Help — Older Adults’ Memory

Though cognitive processes tend to decline with age, a new study reveals that simply reminding older adults about ageist ideas actually exacerbates their memory problems. ... More>


The New (Malevolent) Ageism


The new (and nastier) ageism

America is a rapidly graying society. This demographic trend has been underway for a while—and anticipated for a long while—yet some of its implications are just now coming into focus. […]... More>