Press Releases

Feeling Blue and Seeing Blue: Sadness May Impair Color Perception

New research suggests that the associations we make between emotion and color go beyond mere metaphor. ... More>

Preterm Birth Linked With Lower Math Abilities and Less Wealth

People who are born premature tend to accumulate less wealth as adults, and a new study suggests that this may be due to lower mathematics abilities. ... More>

Close Friendships in Adolescence Predict Health in Adulthood

New research suggests that following the pack in adolescence may have unexpected long-term benefits for physical health in early adulthood. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring concreteness and psychological distance in language, automatic theory of mind, and women's preferences in male facial masculinity. ... More>

Political Polarization on Twitter Depends on the Issue

While people tend to share political information with those who have similar ideological preferences, new research shows that Twitter is more than just an “echo chamber.” ... More>