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. More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: pain, sleep, and internalizing symptoms; homesickness as mini-grief; interactions between memory and perception in development; and links between social support, SES, and inflammatory reactivity.


HHS to Hold Town Hall Meeting on Proposed ‘Common Rule’ Revisions

A meeting held by the US Office for Human Research Protections will answer questions about proposed updates to the so-called Common Rule governing human subject research.


Hidden Perk to Telework: Healthier Meals

Working parents who reported having more options for working from home also reported more frequent family dinners with less fast food.


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