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#StopSkippingClass! The Need for Social Class Stories in Psychology Education

Our fellow APA blog for graduate psychology students, GradPsych Blog, has a great post up about the need for socioeconomic status to be incorporated into psychology training. We have cross-posted it below: By Kipp Pietrantonio, PhD (Member, APA Committee on Socioeconomic Status) This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of President Johnson’s “War on Poverty” yet inequality is at an all-time high in the United States. Within the field of psychology we continue […]

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21 Microaggressions in Photos

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Our fellow APA blog for graduate psychology students, GradPsych Blog, has a great post up about the various types of microaggressions faced by students at university. We have cross-posted it below: By Eddy Ameen, PhD (Asst. Director, American Psychological Association of Graduate Students) Microagressions aren’t just a term you read and theorize about. They happen everyday to people just like you and me. Buzzfeed has assembled a powerful set of photos about students […]

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