Latest Association for Psychological Science Stories

2012-01-24 11:06:05

Want to think outside the box?

2012-01-24 11:04:17

After the huge 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the chairman of BP referred to the victims of the spill as the “small people.”

2012-01-20 11:04:09

Psychological research has found that religious people feel great about themselves, with a tendency toward higher social self-esteem and better psychological adjustment than non-believers.

2012-01-18 22:01:55

Psychology textbooks have made the same historical mistake over and over. Now the inaccuracy is pointed out in a new article published in Perspectives on Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.

2012-01-18 21:39:36

You’re driving from work to pick up your kids at school.

2012-01-11 15:32:52

It’s easy to pick up on the movements that other people make—scratching your head, crossing your legs.

2012-01-10 23:37:51

Will borrowing money to buy a new car make you feel richer?

2012-01-06 15:57:11

Older people tend to be happier. But why?

2012-01-04 13:42:07

Is losing weight as simple as doing a 15-minute writing exercise?

2011-12-29 09:44:10

Short, fast, and frequent: Those 21st-century demands on publication have radically changed the news, politics, and culture—for the worse, many say.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.