Press Releases

Teens’ Science Interest Linked With Knowledge, but Only in Wealthier Nations

Data from an international sample of 15-year-olds indicates that individual science achievement may be influenced as much by broad national-level resources as it is by personal interest and motivation. ... More>


Memories of Pain During Childbirth Tied to Intensity Rather than Length of Labor

Childbirth is physically intense and can last for hours, yet researchers find the amount of time a woman spends in labor doesn’t impact how she remembers her labor pain afterwards. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring cerebellar activation and schizophrenia; working memory, decision making, and externalizing behaviors; and reward processing in children of depressed parents. ... More>


Talking While Driving Safest With Someone Who Can See What You See

Talking on a cell phone is a known driving distraction, but new research suggests that talking to someone who can see what you see may actually contribute to driving safety. ... More>


Teenage Girls Are Exposed to More Stressors that Increase Depression Risk

Rates of depression increase in adolescence, especially among girls. New research indicates that this may result from girls’ greater exposure to stressful interpersonal events. ... More>