The Boston Globe: IN A SERIES of experiments, people were asked about their impressions of a white man whose personality… More
The stigma associated with prejudice against women and people of color seems to transfer from one group to another, a series of experiments shows… More
Scientific American: While on the campaign trail Donald Trump was criticized for an incident in which he performed an exaggerated… More
APS Fellow Howard C. Nusbaum serves in a leadership position at the National Science Foundation. From this vantage point, he devotes a guest column to discussing how even the most robust science is still vulnerable to human error.
Preschool-aged children can learn bias even through nonverbal signals displayed by adults, such as a condescending tone of voice or a disapproving look… More
People tend to imagine the ‘typical’ welfare recipient as someone who is African American and who is lazier and less competent than someone who doesn’t receive welfare benefits, studies show… More