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Masi Noor

Canterbury Christ Church University, United Kingdom What does your research focus on? I am a social psychologist and my work focuses on intergroup relations, including the dynamics of conflict, […]... More>

Donate to Help? Only if Nature Caused the Disaster

The world has had a tough couple of years with wars, hurricanes, oil spills, and floods. Donations are requested, but how likely are you to donate? ... More>

Presidential Column

This Stigma of Obesity


In the food and health sciences, the medical effects of obesity are well-documented and well-publicized. But, just as obesity may be associated with a variety of health issues, it can also bring a less well-understood effect: stigma and discrimination. In 2005, the battle against obesity stigma got a new champion: The Rudd Center at Yale. This is a beautiful example of psychological science making the world a better place. ... More>