Press Releases

People Show “Blind Insight” Into Decision Making Performance

People can gauge the accuracy of their decisions, even if their decision making performance itself is no better than chance, a phenomenon researchers call "blind insight." ... More>


“Tears of Joy” May Help Us Maintain Emotional Balance

New research suggests that incongruous emotional expressions, like tears of joy, may serve a fundamental purpose, helping us to maintain emotional balance. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring maternal buffering and affect regulation in children, working memory training in older adults, and depression trajectories among patients recovering from a heart attack. ... More>


Gender Fairness Prevails in Most Fields of Academic Science

A comprehensive analysis shows that, despite sex differences leading up to college, men and women encounter a level playing field in most math-intensive sciences after obtaining a PhD. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring selective attention and anxiety, complex PTSD in the ICD-11, patterns in attentional bias, and psychological health among patients seeking aesthetic surgery. ... More>