Perceptions of Race at a Glance
The New York Times: Jennifer L. Eberhardt, 49, an associate professor of psychology at Stanford University, studies the effect of unconscious ideas about race on the workings of the criminal justice system. She was one of 21
Battling Ageism With Subliminal Messages
The Atlantic: Let’s try something. Take a moment and imagine yourself in old age. Not just a more wrinkled version of your face or more gray in your hair, but the bigger stuff, too: What
A More Supportive World Can Work Wonders for the Aged
The Wall Street Journal: This was a week of worry for my family. We were worrying about my 93-year-old mother-in-law—a lovely, bright, kind woman in the cruel grip of arthritis, Alzheimer’s and just plain old
Could Subliminal Messages Help Keep Seniors Healthy?
New York Magazine: Aging doesn’t occur in a vacuum. All sorts of factors ranging from genetic influence to support networks can alter what it means to get older and potentially face new, unfamiliar physical and
The subliminal fountain of youth
The Boston Globe: How can Medicare boost the health of the elderly? Maybe it should consider cutting a deal with the FCC to broadcast subliminal ads, given new research out of Yale University. Once a week
Mining the Unconscious
The sentences that you are reading are in plain English. They are short. They contain simple words. And yet, while you read them you entertain no other thought or feeling (unless your mind is wandering).