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Mar 10, 2022
The stigma of incarceration often complicates admissions, membership in academic organizations and professional licensure, restricting individuals for years after their release from prison.

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March 10, 2022
The stigma of incarceration often complicates admissions, membership in academic organizations and professional licensure, restricting individuals for years after their release from prison.
November 12, 2021
A research center focuses on how institutions, including colleges, betray their constituents—and how institutions can act with courage instead.
July 17, 2019
Steven Pinker's aid in Jeffrey Epstein's legal defense renews criticism of an increasingly divisive public intellectual.
December 19, 2018
Students at Northwestern want controversial visiting scholar who muses on race, intelligence and beauty, and who has been accused by colleagues of "bad science," off their campus.
October 22, 2018
New study suggests that the practice -- dominant in some fields -- unfairly penalizes those whose last names are at the end.
September 10, 2018
University of Arizona psychologist is under scrutiny for taking money from an organization founded to support research in eugenics.
June 20, 2018
The 1971 Stanford Prison Experiment has long been considered a window into the horrors ordinary people can inflict on one another, but new interviews with participants and reconsideration of archival records shed more light on the findings.
June 6, 2018
New findings on "marshmallow test" suggest that adults should consider deeper interventions than simply training kids to resist temptation.
December 22, 2017
Author discusses new book on social science research in era of big data.
October 11, 2017
Claire D. Clark’s The Recovery Revolution traces the history of therapies that help drug users recover from addiction, sometimes with contradictory and controversial practices, Scott McLemee writes.

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