Bias

Teens’ Memory for Faces Shifts Toward Peers During Puberty

Adolescents begin to view faces differently as they prepare for the transition to adulthood, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. “We know that faces convey a lot of different social information, and the ability to perceive and interpret this information More

Stereotypes Skew Our Predictions of Others’ Pains and Pleasures

Every day, millions of people – including senators, doctors, and teachers — make consequential decisions that depend on predicting how other people will feel when they experience gains or setbacks. New research looking at events ranging from college football games to US elections shows that our predictions about others are More

White people think racism is getting worse. Against white people.

The Washington Post: How do Americans think about the role of race in our country’s daily life? News reports, social media and uncomfortable dinner conversations often point to one conclusion: They disagree. Many white Americans believe that the United States has entered a post-racial phase; many black Americans believe that More