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Jennifer Richeson Named Guggenheim Fellow

APS Fellow Jennifer Richeson has been selected as a 2015 Guggenheim fellow in recognition of her innovative research examining psychological phenomena related to cultural diversity. ... More>


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>


Racial Bias, Even When We Have Good Intentions


Workplace Diversity Initiatives May Mask Discrimination

Workplace diversity initiatives might actually create a false sense of fairness, leading people to overlook lingering discrimination, a new study shows. ... More>


Pinpointing Patient Needs

Rachael L. Wandrey, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, presented her research on the unique experiences of lesbian breast cancer survivors at the 2014 APS Annual Convention in San Francisco. ... More>