Attitudes Improve for Sex and Race. Disability and Age? Not So Much
How did attitudes about race, sexuality, age, or disability change in the last decade or so? Researchers examined more than 7 million implicit and explicit tests for an article published in Psychological Science. In this conversation, APS’s Ludmila Nunes speaks with APS member Tessa Charlesworth (Harvard University), the article’s lead author.
Back Page: Structural Stigma and the Health of Marginalized Communities
Katie Wang discusses methods to address the damaging effects of social oppression and structural stigma on marginalized communities.
Combating Stereotypes and Bias
The challenges associated with addressing persistent inequality among marginalized communities have never been more apparent. Psychological science explores the roots, the risks, and the roads to meaningful behavioral change.
One of Us: Combating Stigma Against People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Conversations about the health disparities facing people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and disorders, and how to combat them, are long overdue.
Individuals With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Were Excluded From COVID-19 Vaccine Priority Guidelines
It is critical that the entire I/DD population gains access to priority vaccines, writes developmental psychologist Emily Hotez.
APS Teaching Fund Showcase
Three teams of researchers—studying accessible statistics, outreach on implicit bias, and undergraduate animal studies—share highlights from their work.