Title

Psychology: A Sliding Scale

Authors

G. J. C.

Document Type

Article

Journal/Book Title/Conference

Science

Volume

308

Issue

5726

Editor

Gilbert Chin

Publisher

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Publication Date

1-1-2005

Abstract

How hiring decisions are made is, not surprisingly, a topic of broad and continuing interest in view of their impact on people, individually in everyday life and collectively in societal debates about opportunity and outcome. Uhlmann and Cohen describe a trio of experiments showing how shifting standards might contribute to discrimination.

Comments

Originally published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Publisher's PDF and HTML fulltext available through remote link.

DOI

10.1126/science.308.5726.1227d