New Insights Into Eyewitness Memory From Groundbreaking Replication Initiative

An innovative research replication initiative confirms earlier findings that asking witnesses to provide a verbal description of a suspect can impair their ability to select that suspect from a lineup. More>

      

Brain Wave May Be Used to Detect What People Have Seen, Recognize

Brain activity can be used to tell whether someone recognizes details they encountered in daily life, which may have implications for criminal investigations and use in courtrooms.

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Perspectives on Psychological Science

Read about the latest issue of Perspectives on Psychological Science.

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Brief Intervention May Prevent Increased Risk of Depression in Teens

A low-cost, one-time intervention that educates teens about the changeable nature of personality traits may prevent an increase in depressive symptoms often seen during the transition to high school.

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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring vigilance for threat in rhesus monkey infants and relations among control, reward, and exploration in learned helplessness.

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APS Fellow Jennifer L. Eberhardt Named 2014 MacArthur “Genius” Fellow

Social psychologist Jennifer L. Eberhardt was awarded a 2014 MacArthur Fellowship in recognition of her outstanding research on the psychological association between race and crime.

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Cruise Control May Prevent Speeding, But Slow Reaction Times

New research finds that cruise control can help drivers stick to the speed limit, but may also have a negative impact on reaction time and attention to the road.

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