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.
Children see eating meat as less morally acceptable than adults do, according to new research in Social Psychological and Personality Science. This work demonstrates that humans are not born with the mental processes used to justify eating meat.
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.
This resource has been developed in support of SPSP's statement against racism.
Members of Congress in the United States are less civil on Twitter now than they were at the start of the Obama administration. New research has revealed a 23% increase in online incivility among Congresspeople from 2009 – 2019.