Teen Brains Shift Gears on Risk with Mom Watching

Neuroimaging data from teen drivers finds that risky behavior is less rewarding and brain areas related to self-control become more active when mothers are present. More>

      

New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring self-distancing in veterans with PTSD, rumination and worry as transdiagnostic processes, and boundary restriction for negative emotional images.

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Finding the Way to a Better Sense of Direction

Individuals with a poor sense of direction improved their ability to navigate through a virtual environment after receiving transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS).

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Brain, Behavior, and the Economy

World-renowned psychological scientists gathered at the inaugural International Convention of Psychological Science to discuss the ways in which economics affect brain and behavior.

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CEOs Perceived as Moral Rally More Support

When proposing a new policy, CEOs appeared more conscientious and garnered more support for their position when using moral, rather than pragmatic, justifications.

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Framing Time in Days, Not Years, Could Spur Action Toward Goals

Measuring time in days instead of months, or months instead of years, can make future events seem closer and thus more urgent, researchers find.

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Online ‘Mindset’ Interventions Help Students Do Better in School

Brief web-based interventions with high school students can produce big results in their schoolwork and their appreciation of a positive, purposeful mindset.

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