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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring decision making in dividing attention across multiple goals and holistic processing of nonface objects. ... More>


Why Sports Wins and Sunshine May Lead You to Gamble

The fact that your favorite sports team unexpectedly won yesterday won’t improve your chances of winning the lottery and yet it might increase the likelihood that you’ll buy a ticket. ... More>


No Evidence of Seasonal Differences in Depressive Symptoms

A large-scale survey of U.S. adults provides no evidence that levels of depressive symptoms vary according to the time of year, amount of sunlight, or latitude. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring computer modeling of the evolution of honor cultures and mechanisms that drive vicarious fear learning. ... More>


Speed Reading Promises Are Too Good to Be True, Scientists Find

Examining decades’ worth of research, a team of researchers finds little evidence to support speed reading as a shortcut to understanding large volumes of content in less time. ... More>