SPSP Supports APA Resolutions to Apologize for Contributions to Systemic Racism, Commits to Improvement
SPSP is proud to support three historically significant resolutions passed by the American Psychological Association at its most recent Council of Representatives meeting.
This month's updates: Character & Context blog flourishes under new leadership; SPSP formalizes relationship with organization dedicated to communicating psychological science to the public.
The American Psychological Association’s Council of Representatives met on Oct. 29 to discuss a range of issues related to APA’s efforts. Several key resolutions were passed and actions were taken during the meeting which Dr. Eugene Borgida, who serves as the Division 8 APA Representative, attended on SPSP’s behalf. Dr. Borgida has shared the following major takeaways related to SPSP’s work. The APA Council of Representatives passed three historically significant resolutions at the Oct. 29 meeting:
We are pleased to announce the results of the recent 2021 SPSP Bylaws vote. The initiatives cover a range of SPSP activities, from expanding the roles of graduate student members to adjusting the number of positions on our Board of Directors.
Each year, SPSP honors rigorous and transparent research by graduate students with the Outstanding Research Award. The award highlights five winners who have conducted outstanding empirical research. Join us in congratulating this year's awardees!
Medical Providers Less Able to Detect Authentic Pain Among Black People Than White People, Study Finds
New research in Social Psychological and Personality Science (SPPS) has found that medical providers are better at discerning real from fake pain expressions for White people than Black people.