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Intergroup Biases Emerge Early and Remain Stable With Age

Just like adults, children from across different cultures show implicit intergroup biases, which may be the result of their experiences with regional status hierarchies. ... More>


Marilynn Brewer

Ohio State University (Professor Emerita) University of New South Wales William James Fellow Award APS Past President Marilynn Brewer is internationally recognized for her contributions to research in social cognition, […]... More>


John Darley

Princeton University William James Fellow Award APS Past President John Darley’s contributions to psychological science cover a vast range — from social comparison and attribution processes, expectancy confirmation, deviance and […]... More>


Discriminated Groups Strategize to Avoid Prejudice


People Present Themselves in Ways That Counteract Prejudices Toward Their Group

Individuals from stigmatized groups choose to present themselves in ways that counteract the specific stereotypes and prejudices associated with their group, according to a new study in Psychological Science. ... More>