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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring toddlers' learning using contingent video and memory processes as a means of "accelerating" attention. ... More>


Seeing the Benefits of Failure Shapes Kids’ Beliefs About Intelligence

Parents’ beliefs about whether failure is a good or a bad thing guide how their children think about their own intelligence. ... More>


Does Frequent Sex Lead to Better Relationships? Depends on How You Ask

Newlyweds who have frequent sex don’t report being more satisfied with their relationships than those who have less sex, but their automatic behavioral responses tell a different story. ... More>


What Scientists Know—And Don’t Know—About Sexual Orientation

In a comprehensive new report, a team of researchers bring the latest science to bear on questions about the prevalence, causes, and consequences of non-heterosexual orientations. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring bottom-up processes and motor control in predictable environments, and the role of object function in guiding visual search. ... More>