Psychologists work to make labs more inclusive

Psychologists work to make labs more inclusive

Professor Arthur Glenberg, PhD, was finishing up his 12th year as a faculty member at Arizona State University when he realized he could count on one hand the number of ethnic minorities he’d seen in ASU’s cognitive science psychology programs.

“We had a grad student who had applied to be in the cognitive science area, and he was a black student. I couldn’t remember another black student in the cognitive science area,” Glenberg says.

That realization inspired him to create the Energize program, which seeks to encourage underrepresented students to apply for research work in ASU’s psychology labs.

Full article at American Psychological Association