Latest Association for Psychological Science Stories
It’s normal to not always act on your sense of compassion—for example, by walking past a beggar on the street without giving them any money.
Just 60 seconds of all-out physical exertion in a threatening situation can seriously damage the memories of those involved for many details of the incident, according to a new study of police officers.
With the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament set to begin, college basketball fans around the United States are in the throes of March Madness.
Feeling angry and annoyed with others is a daily part of life, but most people don’t act on these impulses.
Stuck solving a problem?
Our senses aren’t just delivering a strict view of what’s going on in the world; they’re affected by what’s going on in our heads.
If you want a preschooler to get the point, point.
“That’s not fair!” It’s a common playground complaint. But how early do children acquire this sense of fairness? Before they’re 2, says a new study.
We like to think of ourselves as rational creatures, absorbing information, weighing it carefully, and making thoughtful decisions.
Scientific research has shed new light on dissociative symptoms and dissociative identity disorder, formerly known as multiple personality disorder.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.