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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