Diversity Training: One Size Does Not Fit All
Diversity trainings as currently practiced are unlikely to change police behavior, suggests an analysis of a day-long training session designed to increase U.S. police officers’ knowledge of bias and use of evidence-based strategies to mitigate bias.
Recent highlights from APS journals articles on learned cognitive flexibility, visual short-term memory across multiple fixations, spatial cognition and its malleability, and much more.
Latin American Psychological Science: Will the Global North Make Room?
Seven authors outline factors that influence scientific advancements in Latin America and identify potential avenues for reframing research conducted in the region, especially by Latin American researchers, in the global scientific landscape.
New Research in Psychological Science
A sample of research on temporal construal effects, severe developmental dyscalculia, cognitive fitness in older adults, how choice boosts curiosity, and much more.
The Dangers of “Bureaucra-think”: Research Demonstrates Structural Bias and Racism in Mental Health Organizations
A recent study reveals how organizational-level biases affect how patients and even providers are viewed—and in ways that can produce racial and ethnic inequities.
New Content From Current Directions in Psychological Science
A sample of articles on racism and historical context, prosocial behavior in the face of a disaster, studying mental health as systems, exceptional abilities in autism, LGBTQ+ parents, and much more.