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Weight Bias Impacts Our Perceptions of Competence

A new study finds that people give overweight individuals low ratings for competence, regardless of their qualifications or performance. ... More>


To Make Better Decisions, Pretend You’re Deciding for Someone Else


Need to Solve a Personal Problem? Try a Third-Person Perspective

Psychological scientists examine why we find it easier to solve others' problems than our own, and what we can do to eliminate this judgment bias. ... More>


Women Face Backlash for Speaking Up at Work

Women in the workplace are judged more harshly, interrupted more often, and deemed less competent for speaking compared to their male peers. ... More>


Two Strikes and You’re Out (But Only If You’re Black)