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Can Hope Be Learned?

October 6th, 2022

A Personal Perspective: Hope can help support our emotional well-being.


The Limits of Rationality in Civic Conversations

November 22, 2021

How Strong Emotions on two sides of a conflict can lead rationality to fail.

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Diversity vs. Free Expression: Using Scientific Reasoning

January 29th, 2021

How can scientific reasoning help bridge the gap?

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Will Dropping "Bias" Help to Encourage Inclusion?

October 13th, 2020

Is Shaming and Blaming people for their biases counterproductive?

Are Nuanced Conversations Under Threat From Cancel Culture?

July 14, 2020

How To Create Safe Conversations on Polarizing Subjects

Americans, Inflamed: Why Conversations on Race Feel Unsafe

June 02, 2020

Scientific thinking can bolster education and our riven society.

Creating a Global Learning Community Online

March 18, 2020

Learning to think scientifically can help us create a global community.

January 28, 2020

What lessons have we learned from the Holocaust?

Are Diversity Activists Focused on the Wrong Solution?

October 21, 2019

Biases, biology, and why one-day anti-bias training often fails to work.

August 21, 2019

A new approach to teaching and researching diversity.

What is Justice?

July 09, 2019

What has inspired me to study justice for 20-some years.

If Banning Bias Doesn't Work, What Will?

April 28, 2019

Has the research discovered anything?

Reducing Polarization: What Works?

February 11, 2019

Mandatory diversity programs often fail. Facilitated conversations may work.

Are There Effective Ways to Reduce Bias and Prejudice?

November 13, 2018

Scholars report the sobering conclusion that bias interventions are ineffective.

Evaluating Psychology Research

August 07, 2018

Many famous psychological studies cannot be reproduced.

Are There Any Solutions to Group Polarization?

May 07, 2018

Why outlawing bias fails. Studies show the need to redress injustices.

February 06, 2018

Bias is Hard-Wired into Our Brains

People who are made to feel ashamed or blamed will lose the desire to change.​

Worldwide students respond to diversity taught through a scientific lens.​

Oxford dictionaries selected “post-truth” as the 2016 word of the year.​

Calls for ‘national conversations’ on race relations often end up being debates.

Lessons to help at a time when the violence of intolerance continues

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