People Show “Blind Insight” Into Decision Making Performance

People can gauge the accuracy of their decisions, even if their decision making performance itself is no better than chance, a phenomenon researchers call "blind insight." More>

      

The Sound of Status: People Know High-Power Voices When They Hear Them

Being in a position of power can alter basic acoustic properties of the voice, and other people can pick up on these cues to know who is in charge.

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Perspectives Provides Strategies for Maximizing Informational Value of Research

A special section in the November issue of Perspectives on Psychological Science provides a set of cutting-edge strategies researchers can use to improve the way research is conducted and evaluated.

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One Thing Everyone Agrees On: CEOs Make Too Much Money

A recent study finds that people around the world, regardless of demographic factors or political leanings, prefer a smaller wage gap between CEOs and average workers.

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Making Self-Driving Cars More Human May Gain Drivers’ Trust

Adding human-like characteristics to a self-driving vehicle may help improve people’s interactions with the new technology.

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Gifted Men and Women Define Success Differently, 40-Year Study Shows  

Mathematically talented adolescents went on to enjoy extraordinary accomplishments and high life satisfaction at mid-life, though gender influenced how they pursued — and defined —career, family, and success.

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More Bad News About Sitting: It May Harm Workers’ Mental Health

Sitting for long periods has been linked to a range of physical ailments, but a new study finds that sitting may also be tied to mental health woes for workers.

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