Wearing face masks hides our facial expressions and affects our social interactions. They make it harder for us to read facial expressions and can contribute to racist perceptions.
Though hypocrites seemingly relinquish their moral authority, the trial against Socrates shows us that our favoritism for public figures is stronger than our judgments of their hypocrisy.
The death of Phillip Mbuji Johansen highlights how courts fail to consider entrenched racial biases when they assess what amounts to 'intent'.
The gender gap in computing performance has dramatically narrowed, but a confidence gap remains.
White people are often defensive when they're called out for these subtle snubs and insults. But researchers have found that microaggressions correlate with racial bias.
Why are women and people of colour under-represented in politics? Part of the problem is strategic discrimination, or concern about other people's biases.
Just because YouTube recommends a video doesn't mean it has medically valid information.
Half a century after the federal government voided Jim Crow laws, the criminal justice system still discriminates against African Americans.
Dan Birman, director of the new Netflix feature documentary 'Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story,' discusses his filmmaking process and the importance of the case.
Involving family and friends in decisions or rethinking the meaning of "getting back to normal" helps protect against cognitive bias and its harmful consequences.
Researchers and public health officials still don't know how widespread nor how deadly the coronavirus really is. Random testing is a way to quickly and easily learn this important information.
As the 2020 elections near and disinformation campaigns ramp up, an expert on media literacy offers advice you can use to develop habits to exert more conscious control over your news intake.
Is making sense of a story more important than getting at its truth? Looking at the treatment of myth in ancient Greece may help us navigate what is true, and whether that matters.
Becoming friends with classmates from different backgrounds can help people reject negative stereotypes. And teachers are able to help make that happen.
An often invisible force is undercutting support for policies that help Americans facing economic hardship.
Factchecking became politicised during UK election campaign. But what does it really add to public awareness?
Critics who called the show featuring Scarlett Moffatt 'racist' need to look at their own prejudices.
Professional societies of doctors, surgeons or physiotherapists are more likely to recommend against treatments provided by others, our new research shows.
A data scholar explains why playing at home doesn't provide the boost that it once did.
Artificial Intelligence can perpetuate existing social imbalances in a harmful manner. Can this undesirable scenario be avoided?