Telecommuting Works Best in Moderation, Science Shows

Telecommuting can boost employee job satisfaction and productivity, but only when it’s implemented with specific individual and organizational factors in mind. More>


What a Mission to Mars Can Teach Us about Teamwork

Psychological scientists are working with space agencies to develop team-building techniques that will be used by astronauts on future trips to Mars.


Understanding Others’ Thoughts Enables Young Kids to Lie

Kids who are taught to reason about the mental states of others are more likely to use deception to win a reward than those who don't receive theory-of-mind training.


Interdisciplinary Brain Research Gets Major Support from Kavli Foundation

The Kavli Foundation and its university partners announced a commitment of over $100 million in new funds to enable interdisciplinary research on the brain and brain-related disorders


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring kinesthetic working memory, prenatal development and social trust in adolescence and adulthood, and implicit social biases in individuals with autism.


Economic Growth Can’t Buy Happiness

A nation’s economic prosperity has little impact on citizens’ happiness when there are large gaps in income equality.


Coincidence or Conspiracy? Studies Investigate Conspiracist Thinking

New research shows no evidence that conspiracy believers are more likely to perceive order, design, or intent in events or outcomes.