Press Releases

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring maternal buffering and affect regulation in children, working memory training in older adults, and depression trajectories among patients recovering from a heart attack. ... More>


Gender Fairness Prevails in Most Fields of Academic Science

A comprehensive analysis shows that, despite sex differences leading up to college, men and women encounter a level playing field in most math-intensive sciences after obtaining a PhD. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring selective attention and anxiety, complex PTSD in the ICD-11, patterns in attentional bias, and psychological health among patients seeking aesthetic surgery. ... More>


Toddlers Copy Their Peers to Fit In, but Apes Don’t

From the playground to the board room, people often follow others' behavior to fit in. Children show behavioral conformity early, but apes seem to stick with what they know. ... More>


Depressed People Believe that Life Gets Better

Even depressed adults seem to share the typical belief that the future will be brighter, but this optimism may not lead to better outcomes, researchers find. ... More>