Building Public Trust in the Police
A comprehensive report examines the psychological research on the factors that drive public trust and law-related behavior.
Science of Implicit Bias to Be Focus of US Law Enforcement Training
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced this week that it will formally integrate findings from psychological science into new training curricula for more than 28,000 DOJ employees as a way of combating implicit bias
What I’m Reading: Article on Improving Students’ Learning
The Chronicle of Higher Education: We have all had the experience of giving a test that a significant number of students did poorly on, and then getting blowback from those students because they had “worked
What Scientists Know—And Don’t Know—About Sexual Orientation
A comprehensive review of sexual orientation research aims to correct important misconceptions about the link between scientific findings and political agendas.
The Sad Truth About Speed-Reading: It Doesn’t Work
New York Magazine: In 2007, shortly after the final volume in the Harry Potter series was released, a woman named Anne Jones read all 784 pages in exactly 47 minutes. To prove that she’d actually
Sorry, You Can’t Speed Read
The New York Times: OUR favorite Woody Allen joke is the one about taking a speed-reading course. “I read ‘War and Peace’ in 20 minutes,” he says. “It’s about Russia.” The promise of speed reading