Bias

New Research From Psychological Science

Mirta Galesic, Henrik Olsson, and Jörg Rieskamp How accurately do people assess characteristics of the general population? Participants answered questions about 10 characteristics related to their love life, financial situation, friendships, health, work stress, and education. They also estimated the distribution of these qualities in their own social group and More

Study Looks at Bias in Celebration Penalty Calls

The New York Times: A Kansas City Chiefs cornerback returns an interception 58 yards for a touchdown, then flexes his biceps in the end zone with one foot resting on the ball. A Seattle wide receiver makes a throat-slashing gesture after catching a 52-yard pass for a score. A running More