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Older Workers Should Think Young


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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>


Nourishment for impoverished thinking

Poverty is emotionally crushing, and stigma only adds to that burden. The poor are often disparaged as lazy and incompetent—unable or unwilling to improve their own lot. Why don’t they […]... 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>