Does Punishing Speeders Prevent Speeding?

New research finds that tickets and citations may be important tools in convincing drivers to put the brakes on speeding. More>

      

Human Toddlers Copy Their Peers to Fit In, but Apes Don’t

From the playground to the board room, people often follow others' behavior to fit in. Children show behavioral conformity early, but apes seem to stick with what they know.

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Risky Drivers More Likely to Ignore Road Rules Even as Pedestrians

Research comparing risky behavior between pedestrians and drivers finds that some people are more likely to engage in dangerous behavior, behind the wheel or not.

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Memory Research Offers Clues to Preventing Human Error

New research looking at multitasking and memory in air traffic controllers finds potential solutions for reducing human error in fast-paced workplaces.

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APS Announces Third Replication Project: Proposals Due 12 December

Editors of Perspectives on Psychological Science are now accepting proposals from researchers who would like to participate in the large-scale replication investigating self-control as a finite resource.

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Focusing on the Past or Future Shapes Spatial Perception of Time

Research suggests that our relative focus on either the past or the future, often influenced by our cultural background, may influence how we perceive time in physical space.

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Psychological Science Coming Soon to an MCAT Near You

To better prepare future doctors for the advancing demands of healthcare in the US, a new section on behavioral and social sciences will be included on the MCAT in 2015.

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