Black + white = Not white: Understanding how multiracial individuals are categorized

June 14, 2018

How you perceive someone who is multiracial matters. Historically, the answer to that question for someone who was black-white multiracial had repercussions for who that person could marry, what school he or she could attend and other forms of discrimination the individual might experience. Today, the United States is becoming increasingly multiracial, but social psychologists […]



Tracking the impact of early abuse and neglect

January 16, 2018

Children who experience abuse and neglect early in life are more likely to┬áhave problems in social relationships and underachieve academically as adults. Maltreatment experienced before age 5 can have negative effects that continue to be seen nearly three decades later, according to a new study led by Lee Raby, an assistant professor of psychology at […]