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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring the social network complexity and neural response to social information, multisensory integration outside awareness, and perception of consonants among infants. ... More>


Positive Implicit Messages May Improve Older Adults’ Physical Functioning

Older adults who were exposed to positive stereotypes about aging without being aware of it showed improved physical functioning that lasted up to several weeks, a new study shows. ... More>


Teens’ Science Interest Linked With Knowledge, but Only in Wealthier Nations

Data from an international sample of 15-year-olds indicates that individual science achievement may be influenced as much by broad national-level resources as it is by personal interest and motivation. ... More>


Memories of Pain During Childbirth Tied to Intensity Rather than Length of Labor

Childbirth is physically intense and can last for hours, yet researchers find the amount of time a woman spends in labor doesn’t impact how she remembers her labor pain afterwards. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring cerebellar activation and schizophrenia; working memory, decision making, and externalizing behaviors; and reward processing in children of depressed parents. ... More>