The Bias of Crowds: Beyond Diversity Training
How taking steps to create more equal social environments can change our minds.
Beyond Diversity Training: To Change Minds, Change the Environment
Research suggests that taking steps to create more equal social environments may be more effective at reducing prejudice than targeting implicit bias directly.
New Research From Psychological Science
A sample of research exploring rationality in joint action; parenting, poverty, and brain connectivity; coupling between vocabulary and reasoning; and links between visual attention and perceived emotion.
These Days, It’s Not About the Polar Bears
Climate science has struggled mightily with a messaging problem. The well-worn tactic of hitting people over the head with scary climate change facts has proved inadequate at changing behavior or policies in ways big enough
The Mind-Body-Environment Connection
In a guest column, renowned architecture critic Sarah Williams Goldhagen applauds psychological science for fostering new understanding about the links between our surroundings and our health, well-being, and development.
The Many Shapes of Applied Psychological Science
Their scientific work has contributed to safer skies, less stressful indoor environments, more engaging children’s toys, and much more. Meet six psychological scientists who have carved out innovative careers in applied research.