Psychology News Round-Up (August 15th)
By Erika Salomon
- Following the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer in Ferguson, MO, police and protestors have been at odds. Mark Brandt surveyed people about their knowledge and opinions on the event and postedthe results of his analyses to his blog.
- Michael Kraus published a piece at The New Republic on why inequality in the US meets little resistance.
- The SPSP office is hiring a paid intern.
Some readers have told me that this essay helped them, so in memory of Robin Williams, I'm reposting. http://t.co/DM5QzEBNuV— Jesse Bering (@JesseBering) August 12, 2014
Another distressing study shows black men need more education than white men to get the same entry-level jobs: http://t.co/XHUPYA15ur— Adam Alter (@adamleealter) August 12, 2014
— Rafael M Batista (@RafMBatista) August 14, 2014
If you'd like your social and personality psychology-related tweets shared in the SPSP blog weekly round-up just add the hashtag #SPSPblog— Dave Nussbaum (@davenuss79) April 24, 2014