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Cursed Scientific Prophecies: Accurately Predicting the Future and Being Ignored

Scientists warned policy makers about a global pandemic for years, and we were still unprepared. What other predictions are scientists making that we should be reacting to? In the Greek tragedy of Agamemnon, Cassandra, the princess of Troy, is given the ability to see into the future but is cursed to never be believed. In the … Continue reading Cursed Scientific Prophecies: Accurately Predicting the Future and Being Ignored

The Links Between Past Racism and Current Inequality

Racial disparities are not new; they are a continuation of the legacy of 246 years of slavery followed by 100 years of virtually no citizenship rights for Black people in North America

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About Me

Hi, I’m Manuel Galvan. I am a doctoral psychology student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. I study how psychological forces maintain and exacerbate economic and racial inequality. I am also interested in sharing a science-based perspective on problems that we face in society.

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