Minorities

Timing can affect whether females and minorities experience discrimination — says a study published today in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Emails were sent from fictional prospective doctoral students to 6,500 professors across 258 institutions, requesting a meeting either that day or next week. Prospective More

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Psychological scientists are faced with the arduous task of identifying distinctions between humans without stigmatizing groups of people based on these differences. In this special section of Perspectives on Psychological Science, experts present reasons for why differences in gender, race, sexual orientation, and culture should not be framed as deficits More

Working women. Older adults. Individuals with visual impairments. Ethnic minorities. I don’t recall ever identifying any one of these groups and specifically thinking that I would do research with them. However, I do remember feeling that something was missing in what I was reading in my psychology textbooks. I think More