Diversity

SSCP Honors Student Researcher for Studies on Racial Bias

Donte Bernard, a graduate student in the clinical psychology program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has received the prestigious Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology’s Outstanding Student Diversity Research Award. Bernard, a member of Enrique W. Neblett, Jr.’s African American Youth Wellness Lab, studies the More

Using the Wisdom of Crowds to Improve Hiring

The British statistician Francis Galton applied statistical methods to many different subjects during the 1800s, including the use of fingerprinting for identification, correlational calculus, twins, blood transfusions, criminality, meteorology and, perhaps most famously, human intelligence. Galton, who was an ardent eugenicist, believed that intelligence was a trait that only a More

Diversifying Science To Represent Diverse Populations

Despite increasing attention to issues of diversity in scientific research, participant populations in behavioral science tend to be relatively homogeneous. Understanding how people differ across various dimensions, and how those differences are driven by underlying psychological, biological, and social processes, is critical to building a rigorous and comprehensive clinical science. More

Diversity as a Must-Have Feature of Science

Enrique W. Neblett, Jr., issues a call to embrace a manifesto for diverse psychological science. Inspired by APS Fellow Richard McFall’s “Manifesto for a Science of Clinical Psychology” published in 1991, Neblett, an associate professor of clinical psychology and neuroscience at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, suggested More

Diversifying Science to Represent Diverse Populations

Despite increasing attention to issues of diversity in scientific research, participant populations in behavioral science tend to be relatively homogeneous. Understanding how people differ across various dimensions, and how those differences are driven by underlying psychological, biological, and social processes, is critical to building a rigorous and comprehensive clinical science. More