Press Releases

Childhood Family Environment Linked With Relationship Quality 60 Years Later

Growing up in a warm family environment in childhood is associated with feeling more secure in romantic relationships in one’s 80s, according to new research. ... More>

New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

New research explores attentional bias and posttraumatic stress among asylum seekers, rumination and cognitive bias modification, and a potential model targeting individuals at risk of sexual assault in military settings. ... More>

Believing That Others Understand Helps Us Feel That We Do, Too

Our sense of what we know about something is increased when we learn that others around us understand it, consistent with the idea of a “community of knowledge.” ... More>

Adults Value Overcoming Temptation, Kids Value Moral Purity

The ability to appreciate the moral conflicts that people grapple with before overcoming temptation may depend on your age. ... More>

Brain-Training Claims Not Backed by Science, Report Shows

A team of scientists puts the claims behind brain-training games and apps to the test, providing a comprehensive review of the scientific studies cited by brain-training proponents. ... More>