Latest Association for Psychological Science Stories

2012-06-21 02:16:12

New research suggests that overall happiness in life is more related to how much you are respected and admired by those around you, not to the status that comes from how much money you have stashed in your bank account.

2012-06-04 17:36:48

Picture a stereotypical tough guy and you might imagine a man with a broad face, a square jaw, and a stoical demeanor.

2012-05-22 02:21:46

Timing can affect whether females and minorities experience discrimination.

2012-05-22 01:35:09

Advertisers spend enormous amounts of time and money attempting to tailor their advertising campaigns to the needs of different demographic groups.

2012-05-15 11:05:55

There are many theories about why religion exists, most of them unproven.

2012-05-07 14:05:30

Birthdays, graduations, Christmas, baby showers, bridal showers, bar and bat mitzvahs, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, first marriages (and second.. and third…), wedding anniversaries, the spontaneous friendship gesture, the occasional sorry- about-that gesture, hostess gifts and presents that don’t even fall into a recognizable category.

2012-04-23 23:17:02

Give me the child at 3 and I will give you the adult compulsive gambler.

2012-04-19 20:58:33

While white men are expected to be assertive and aggressive leaders, black men and white women are often penalized for that kind of behavior in the workplace.

2012-04-10 09:20:07

Money doesn’t buy happiness.

2012-03-22 11:05:54

Poverty is bad for your health.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.