Diversity in psychology refers to the recognition and appreciation of the differences among people in terms of their race, ethnicity, culture, gender, sexuality, age, ability, and other factors that shape their identities and experiences. Diversity in psychology also involves challenging the biases, stereotypes, and discrimination that create barriers to inclusion and equity for individuals and groups. It is important for both research and practice, as it can foster innovation, problem-solving, and cultural competence. By diversifying the pool of psychologists and the populations they serve, psychology can better address the needs and strengths of diverse communities and contribute to social justice.


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