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By Erlanger A. Turner Ph.D. on March 27, 2019 in The Race to Good Health
In light of recent deaths, suicide appears to be a public health issue. It is important to increase access to treatment and risk assessment.
By Mark Travers Ph.D. on March 25, 2019 in Social Instincts
New research shows that media attention can reduce racial bias in some domains.
By Arash Javanbakht M.D. on March 23, 2019 in The Many Faces of Anxiety and Trauma
When ideologies manage to get hold of our fear circuitry, we often regress to illogical, tribal and aggressive human animals, becoming weapons ourselves.
By Tia Powell MD on March 19, 2019 in Dementia Reimagined
Could a scholar from long ago have been right about dementia all along?
By Glenn C. Altschuler Ph.D. on March 19, 2019 in This Is America
The latest research in social psychology and recent bias incidents illuminate the unconscious lens people use to process, categorize, and judge other individuals and groups.
By Deborah Rivas-Drake, Ph.D. on March 17, 2019 in American Me, American We
How can we support racial unity without requiring uniformity in youth?
By Stanton Peele Ph.D. on March 16, 2019 in Addiction in Society
Addiction and Islamaphobia bear crucial similarities.
By Dawn X. Henderson Ph.D. on March 09, 2019 in The Trajectory of Race
Learning conditions are quite different for racially diverse youth in America's public schools.
By Benjamin Mitchell-Yellin, Ph.D. on March 08, 2019 in Life, Death, and the Self
What the shooting of Stephon Clark can teach us about the need for changes to the laws governing use of deadly force.
By E. J. R. David Ph.D. on March 07, 2019 in Unseen and Unheard
An equality approach to addressing inequality seems logical, just, fair, and makes for "good optics." But a deeper look shows that the fairness it exudes is just an illusion.
By The Psychology of Radical Healing Collective on March 05, 2019 in Healing through Social Justice
Is the toxic political, social, and cultural environment wearing you down? Here, five ways for People of Color and Indigenous people to cultivate healing.
By Michele Kerulis Ed.D. on February 28, 2019 in Sporting Moments
Celebrate Black history, culture, and inspiration throughout the year.
By Kristen Fuller, M.D. on February 28, 2019 in Happiness Is a State of Mind
People of color, the LGBTQ community, and men are less likely to seek treatment for an eating disorder due to cultural differences, fear of rejection, and discrimination.
By Erlanger A. Turner Ph.D. on February 28, 2019 in The Race to Good Health
There has been a lot of debate about “toxic masculinity” and manhood. New guidelines discuss traditional masculinity norms and offer tips for professionals.
By Scott C. Anderson on February 27, 2019 in Mood by Microbe
Do horses get depressed? What we found working with race horses brought us into the world of psychobiotics. Our minds are still reeling.
By Christopher Bergland on February 26, 2019 in The Athlete's Way
There's a surprisingly big difference between openly discussing "visible" stigmas and "less-visible stigmas" in workplace environments, according to a recent meta-analysis.
By William B Lawson, M.D., Ph.D. on February 26, 2019 in Health Not Disparity
Can our young people learn in movies what we need to teach in the classroom?
By Barbara Markway Ph.D. on February 24, 2019 in Shyness Is Nice
Knowing your reason for DNA testing helps determine which test to use.
By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D., MPP on February 23, 2019 in Ambigamy
Yes, it would be lovely if you could just purge the sinners like God on judgment day. That's not ours to do. The human family has to live with itself, warts and all.
By Randi Hutter Epstein M.D. on February 22, 2019 in Birth, Babies, and Beyond
A new play sheds light on a tragic chapter in medical history.
By John-Manuel Andriote on February 22, 2019 in Stonewall Strong
An early and strong leader among black gay men, Reggie Williams showed how to draw from black history, gay pride, and even a "ghetto" upbringing to prevent HIV and resist stigma.
By Haruna Miyamoto-Borg LCSW on February 14, 2019 in Couples and Culture
If we are able to allow ourselves to experience a jolt of heightened affection, desire and love on Valentine's Day, why can't we bring this jolt with us into our everyday lives?
By Tracy Asamoah M.D. on February 14, 2019 in Let's Reconnect
We all make snap judgments. But in some cases, it's critical to rethink what your brain is telling you.
By Jenny Grant Rankin Ph.D. on February 13, 2019 in Much More Than Common Core
Part 2: Bias holds back researchers of different backgrounds when sharing their findings.
By Stanton Peele Ph.D. on February 06, 2019 in Addiction in Society
It seems no prominent political figure in Virginia can take the oath: “I have never appeared in blackface,” leaving the state adrift.
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