Latest Association for Psychological Science Stories
Pre-war vulnerability is just as important as combat-related trauma in predicting whether veterans’ symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will be long-lasting.
Parents seeking ways to boost the IQs of their young children can do so by making sure they choose a high-quality preschool, encouraging them to read, and supplementing their diets with fish oil.
Research using new technology shows that our ability to imitate facial expressions depends on learning that occurs through visual feedback.
Two new studies published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, explore the development of reasoning and perspective-taking in children.
When we’re faced with things that seem threatening, whether it’s a hairy spider or an angry mob, our goal is usually to get as far away as we can.
Public opinion on environmental issues such as climate change, deforestation, and toxic waste seems to fall along increasingly partisan lines.
Although several studies have followed the course of depression throughout the lifespan, the characteristics of depression at different developmental stages haven’t been clearly identified.
This gives new meaning to the complaint “I’m bored” — literally.
Every ten years or so, someone will make the observation that there is a lack of political diversity among psychological scientists and a discussion about what ought to be done ensues.
The fourth-quarter comeback to win the game.
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