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Building Public Trust in the Police

Citizens must feel that they are treated with fairness and respect in order to view the police as a legitimate legal authority, psychological science shows.


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Motivating Eco-Friendly Behaviors Depends on Cultural Values

Concern about environmental issues doesn't necessarily lead to environmental action in societies that have more collectivistic values, researchers find.

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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring semantic inhibition in toddlers and beliefs about the causal structure of self-concept.

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Why We Fall Prey to Misinformation

Even when we know better, we often rely on inaccurate or misleading information to make future decisions. A new review of scientific research explores the reasons why.

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Sleep Makes Relearning Faster and Longer-Lasting

Getting some sleep in between study sessions may make it easier to recall what you studied and relearn what you’ve forgotten, even 6 months later.

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Babies’ Spatial Reasoning Predicts Later Math Skills

Findings from a longitudinal study show that spatial reasoning measured in infancy predicts how children do at math at four years of age.

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Minds for Business is the premiere business blog for executives, managers, and other professionals who are interested in research findings on the behavioral, social, and cognitive dynamics of the modern workplace.

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Dressing for Success: From Lucky Socks to the Red Sneaker Effect

Most workplaces observe some sort of dress code, but recent research suggests that bending these rules a bit may enhance perceptions of professional status and power.

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Does Hot Weather Fuel Road Rage?

Hot weather seems to amplify people’s responses to provocation, ultimately increasing rates of aggressive behavior and violence.

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