Social Behavior

Detainee Deradicalization

A key dimension of psychological science has been its potential to address major societal issues. A troubling problem that has occupied center stage since 2001 concerns the terrorism suspects detained in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba (Gitmo for short). U.S. President Barack Obama has ordered his advisors to find a way to More

Time of the Month Matters: Increased Racial Bias and the Menstrual Cycle

Can racial bias be affected by the time of the month?  According to a study in an upcoming issue of Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, a woman’s menstrual cycle can affect not only her mood but may cause a racial bias as well. Psychologist Carlos More