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Faces of Black Children as Young as Five Evoke Negative Biases

People are more likely to misidentify a toy as a weapon after seeing a Black face than a White face, even when the face belongs to a five-year-old boy. ... More>


Terrorism Temporarily Turns Leftists Rightward


Terrorism May Make Liberals Think More Like Conservatives

In the UK, liberals’ attitudes toward Muslims and immigrants became more like those of conservatives following the July 7, 2005 bombings in London. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring conditioning effects on pain, dynamics of defensive behavior, and women's perceptions of anger in other women. ... More>


Brain Activity of Passengers on Terrifying Flight Sheds Light on Trauma Memory

Neuroimaging data from passengers on a flight that nearly crashed in 2001 are helping researchers understand how trauma memories are processed in the brain. ... More>