Special Episode II: APS 2023 Spence Awardees on Sharing Minds, the Development of Learning, and Implicit Bias
Julian Jara-Ettinger, Emily Fyfe, and Calvin Lai discuss reading and sharing minds, the development of learning and its practical applications, and the importance of studying the gap between what people value and what people do.
Diversity Training: One Size Does Not Fit All
Diversity trainings as currently practiced are unlikely to change police behavior, suggests an analysis of a day-long training session designed to increase U.S. police officers’ knowledge of bias and use of evidence-based strategies to mitigate bias.
Traffic Stops and Race: Police Conduct May Bend to Local Biases
Pierce Ekstrom discusses new research on the relationship between countywide attitudes toward race and local policing.
Extremism Threatened. Radio “Narratives” Intervened.
Narrative interventions using storytelling may provide impactful solutions for shifting behavioral intentions, beliefs, and attitudes around extremist violence.
Expert Panel: Policing and Racism, Insights from Psychological Science
Experts share insights into the factors behind racial bias during police encounters.
Police Reports Are Biased. What Can Journalists Do To Better Cover Policing?
The way the Minneapolis Police first described George Floyd’s murder — “Man Dies After Medical Incident During Police Interaction” — didn’t mention that an officer held his knee on George Floyd’s neck for more than nine minutes.