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Early Intervention Reduces Aggressive Behavior in Adulthood

An educational intervention program for children between kindergarten and 10th grade, known as Fast Track, reduces aggressive behavior later in life by dampening testosterone levels in response to social threats. ... More>


Can Gratitude Reduce Costly Impatience?

Emotions are often seen as a hindrance to avoiding our irrational impulses, but research suggests that one emotion — gratitude — may help us hold out for future rewards. ... More>


Addicts Who Live in the Moment May Benefit Most From Certain Treatments

A simple cognitive test may be able to predict how well an individual struggling with addiction will respond to certain treatments, researchers find. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring scene categorization, culture and emotion perception, models of group formation, and selective memory retrieval across development. ... More>


The Unconscious Mind Can Detect a Liar — Even When the Conscious Mind Fails

When it comes to detecting deceit, your automatic associations may be more accurate than conscious thought in pegging truth-tellers and liars. ... More>