Cognitive Costs of Crossing the Street Increase with Age

Age-related declines in perceptual, motor, and cognitive skills can make crossing busy streets particularly dangerous for seniors. More>

      

For Job Interviews, Earlier in the Day May Be Better

New research suggests that interview order may have a surprising influence on a job applicant’s success.

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Longer Acquaintance Levels the Romantic Playing Field

Partners who become romantically involved soon after meeting tend to be more similar in physical attractiveness than partners who get together after knowing each other for a while.

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A Psychological Solution Prevents Rubbernecking

An accident on the side of the road can distract drivers, leading to traffic jams. Blocking the view can help keep drivers’ eyes on the road and traffic moving.

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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring partner responsiveness and cortisol over time, electrophysiological signals of recognition memory, and propranolol and loss aversion.

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APS Commits to Promoting Transparent Science

APS, along with many other scientific journals and organizations, has voiced its support of using publication guidelines to promote open science practices.

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Benefitting from Nepotism Carries Hidden Costs

Regardless of their qualifications for the job, those perceived as benefiting from nepotism were perceived as less competent than other new hires.

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