Press Releases

Visual Exposure Predicts Infants’ Ability to Follow Another’s Gaze

Gaze following typically emerges in infancy, and new research looking at preterm infants suggests that it’s visual experience, not maturational age, that underlies this critical ability. ... More>


Passengers on 2001 Air Transat Flight Provide Insights About Post-Traumatic Stress Vulnerability

Data from passengers who experienced a terrifying trans-Atlantic flight indicate that PTSD may be linked with general memory processing for details of events rather than memories specific to traumatic experiences. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring young children's metacognition in the numerical domain and rational economic behavior in a sample of Japanese participants. ... More>


Seeing More Blacks in Prison Increases Support for Policies that Exacerbate Inequality

Informing the public about African Americans’ disproportionate incarceration rate may actually bolster support for punitive policies that perpetuate inequality. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new studies exploring asymmetry in frontal brain activation and sensitivity to developmental context, and the influence of mental representations on hand movements. ... More>