Press Releases

Thinking About a Majority-Minority Shift Leads to More Conservative Views

Facing the prospect of racial minority groups becoming the overall majority in the United States leads White Americans to lean more toward the conservative end of the political spectrum. ... More>


Exploring the Genetics of “I’ll Do It Tomorrow”

Procrastination and impulsivity are genetically linked, suggesting that the two traits stem from similar evolutionary origins related to our ability to pursue and juggle goals. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring hormones and dysregulated eating, genetics and antisocial behavior, gene-environment interactions in neurocognitive development, and the role of shame across disorders. ... More>


Infants Are Sensitive to Pleasant Touch

Infants show unique physiological and behavioral responses to pleasant touch, which may help to cement the bonds between child and parent and promote early social and physiological development. ... More>


Early Intervention Reduces Aggressive Behavior in Adulthood

An educational intervention program for children between kindergarten and 10th grade, known as Fast Track, reduces aggressive behavior later in life by dampening testosterone levels in response to social threats. ... More>