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The Roots of Religion

Belgian psychological scientist Vassilis Saroglou has identified two personality traits that shape our religiosity. He and other researchers explain the psychological and cultural foundations of spiritual beliefs and practices. ... More>

Where We Live Affects Our Bias Against Mixed-Race Individuals

Whites living in areas with low racial diversity have a harder time categorizing mixed-race individuals, which correlates with greater prejudice against mixed-race individuals. ... More>


Anderson, Dweck Share Atkinson Prize

APS William James Fellow John R. Anderson and APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Carol S. Dweck have won the 2016 Atkinson Prize in Psychological and Cognitive Sciences. ... More>

Terrorism Temporarily Turns Leftists Rightward