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SBE 2020: Submission Detail

ID Number: 189
Title: Diversity in the Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences
Lead Author: Medin, Douglas L
Abstract: Abstract. This white paper focuses on issues of diversity in a broad sense and offers recommendations aimed at increasing diversity in SBE research. Our primary focus is on the benefits of multiple perspectives and new forms of research partnerships and networks. That is, our approach to diversity is driven not on considerations of fairness or equity alone, but rather by the argument that the quality and relevance of SBE research itself will benefit from diversity. We argue for building on the dramatic progress made in the SBE sciences in recent decades by thoughtfully and strategically increasing the range of our samples, so that boundary conditions on findings can be established, cultural processes can be better understood and application to real world problems can be put on a stronger foundation. We also call for increasing the diversity of the SBE scientists so that the design, methods, materials, theoretical questions and results benefit from multiple perspectives. Accomplishing these goals will require widespread institutional efforts across many of the experimental branches of the social, behavioral and economic sciences.
PDF: Medin_Douglas_189.pdf

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