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“How to combat bias in hiring.” Jay Van Bavel & Tessa West, Wall Street Journal Podcast, February 20, 2017.

“Groupthink at the Inauguration?” Elaine Chen, WWNYC, January 24, 2017.

Essays

“Seven steps to reduce bias in hiring.” Jay Van Bavel & Tessa West, Wall Street Journal. February 20, 2017.

“The problem with rewarding individual performers.” Jay Van Bavel & Dominic Packer, Harvard Business Review. December 27, 2016.

“The psychology of disproportionate punishment.” Daniel Yudkin, Scientific American. October 18, 2016.

“The roots of implicit bias.” Daniel Yudkin & Jay Van Bavel, The New York Times. December 9, 2016.

“Rose colored glasses: The psychology of insiders and outsiders can explain why we have such a hard time agreeing on reality.” Jay Van Bavel, Quartz. October 21, 2016.

“Why do so many studies fail to replicate?” Jay Van Bavel, The New York Times. May 27, 2016.

“The flexibility of racial bias.” Mina Cikara & Jay Van Bavel, Scientific American. June 2, 2015.

“Schadenfreude in Gaza?” Jay Van Bavel & Mina Cikara, The Washington Post. August 27, 2014.

“Is that Jesus in your toast?” Ana Gantman & Jay Van Bavel, The New York Times. April 4, 2014.

“The dark side of power posing: Cape or kryptonite.” Jay Van Bavel, Scientific American. November 21, 2013.

“The seductive allure of neuroscience and the science of persuasion.” Jay Van Bavel & Dominic Packer, Scientific American. September 16, 2013.

Print

“How to go viral: Stick to your moral but add a hint of emotion” Liat Clark, Wired, June 28, 2017.

“When people work together, they're literally on the same wavelength, brain waves show” Melissa Healy. Los Angeles Times. April 28, 2017.

“Will Sanders supporters come around?” Yarrow Dunham & David Rand, The New York Times. July 30, 2016.

“What Brexit can teach us about the psychology of fear” Brian Resnick, Vox. June 25, 2016.

“Scientists aren't superheroes - failure is a valid result” Andrew Gelman, The Guardian. June 8, 2016.

“The science of why people fear refugees after terror attacks.” Brian Resnick, Vox. March 23, 2016.

“What journalists get wrong about social science: Full response.” Brian Resnick, Vox. January 22, 2016.

“How to recognize (and overcome) your unconscious biases in hiring.” Heidi Grant Halvorson, Fast Company, March 4, 2015.

“Is the justice system overly punitive?” Oriel FeldmanHall & Peter Sokol-Hessner, Scientific American. December 9, 2014.

“Neuroscientists may have discovered how our brains can overcome racial prejudice.” Theresa Fisher, Mic. December 4, 2014.

“How your brain decides without you.” Tom Vanderbilt, Nautilus. November 6, 2014.

“How politics breaks our brains.” Brian Resnick, The Atlantic. September 24, 2014.

“It's "perfectly normal" to see Jesus in toast, study says.” Olivia Waxman, Time. May 7, 2014.

“Talent for prejudice: Why humans dehumanise others.” Laura Spinney, New Scientist. January 21, 2014.

“Are conservatives more likely than liberals to avoid cognitive dissonance?” Chris Mooney, Mother Jones. June 17, 2013.

“Liberals, conservatives see mixed-race people differently.” Tom Jacobs, Salon. June 9, 2013.

“Bias is part of our biology.” Gretchen Voss, Women's Health. April 2013

“How money can change moral judgments made in haste.”Daily Telegraph. November 29, 2012

“Moral judgments are often speedy and extreme.” CBC News. November 28, 2012

“The enemy next door.” Sally Lauckner, NYU Alumni Magazine. Fall 2012

“The social life of brands.” Matt Egol, Mary Beth McEuen, & Emily Falk, Strategy+Business, August 28, 2012.

“NY vs. Boston: The endgame.” Neil Swidey, The Boston Globe. July 8, 2012

“Case Study: A fan's brain.” Ben McGrath, The New Yorker. June 25, 2012

“Sci-fi morality: Could aliens save us from prejudice?” Jamil Zaki, Huffington Post. June 16, 2009

“When races mix, bias declines.” Merlene Davis, Lexington Herald-Leader. March 26, 2009

“How your brain looks at race.” Sharon Begley, Newsweek. March 3, 2008