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
Nautilus: In the 1990s, the block I lived on in New York City was chaotic and seedy. From my window… More
Animate objects, such as animals and humans, hold a special sway over humans’ attention. For example, when presented with two… More