Representation and Relevance: Diverse Scholars Share Ideas for a More Equitable Field
In this edition of Student Notebook, we invited diverse scholars within the APSSC community to share some of their perspectives and experiences as young scholars from marginalized groups and their hopes for creating a more inclusive and equitable psychological science.
Careers Up Close: Joel Anderson on Gender and Sexual Prejudices, the Freedoms of Academic Research, and the Importance of Collaboration
Joel Anderson, a senior research fellow at both Australian Catholic University and La Trobe University, researches group processes, with a specific interest on prejudice, stigma, and stereotypes.
The Contact Conundrum: Reducing Conflict Through Intergroup Contact
A conversation between Jennifer L. Eberhardt and Linda R. Tropp on the links between intergroup contact and racial and ethnic relations.
The Story Behind “The Future of Women in Psychological Science”
In September 2020, APS published the first-ever gender parity review of psychological science: “The Future of Women in Psychological Science.” The story behind this study, as told by some of the authors, is a compelling examination of personal experiences and observations.
How competition fuels inequality and conflict
Inequality is one of the best predictors of conflict ever found. Except when it isn’t. Consider homicide in the United States. In 1990 and again in 2010, there was an impressive correlation between income inequality
Plus un pays est développé, moins les femmes font d’études scientifiques (The more a country is developed, the less women do scientific studies)
Aux États-Unis, 8 % seulement des diplômés de sciences informatiques sont des femmes. À l’inverse en Algérie, un pays où 15 % des femmes travaillent, elles représentent 41 % des diplômés dans le domaine des sciences, technologies, ingénierie