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Character  &  Context

Racial bias can seem like an intractable problem. Psychologists and other social scientists have had difficulty finding effective ways to counter it – even among people who say they support a fairer, more egalitarian society....

In the Journals

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Women make up 50.8 percent of the U.S. population and have equal voting rights, yet are politically underrepresented....

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In the News

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In this week's roundup we catch up from the Thanksgiving weekend, with posts on giving, happiness, and persuasion...

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Science in Society

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On Oct. 9, Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago won the Nobel Prize for his extraordinary, world-transforming...

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In the News

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Each week, we recap featured posts from Character & Context and other blogs around the cyberspace, plus news...

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Character & Context is the blog of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP). With more than 7,500 members, SPSP is the largest organization of social psychologists and personality psychologists in the world.   

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