Stanford SPARQ is a “do tank” that partners with industry leaders and changemakers to reduce societal disparities and bridge social divides using insights from behavioral science. We work in criminal justice, economic mobility, education, and health.
How Racial Bias Works – And How to Disrupt It
Watch Jennifer Eberhardt’s TED talk about how our biases unfairly target Black people at all levels of society -- from schools and social media to policing and criminal justice -- and learn how to create friction to actively disrupt them.
In her inaugural presidential column in the Observer, new APS President Jennifer Eberhardt explores psychological science’s great potential for real-world impact with SPARQ Co-Director Hazel Rose Markus and Managing Director MarYam Hamedani.
The SPARQ team has been working hard in the field and in the lab to combat bias, increase inclusion, and inspire change. From classrooms to police departments, from social networking apps to popular films, our research and partnerships work to harness insights from behavioral science for a more just, equitable, and effective society. Read on for more updates about the SPARQ team and our partners.