Press Releases

New Research From Psychological Science

Researchers explore the link between targeted rejection and symptoms of asthma, and also how cues can facilitate task performance outside conscious awareness. ... More>


Increasing Individualism in US Linked with Rise of White-Collar Jobs

Various cultural indicators show that rising individualism in the United States over the last 150 years is mainly associated with a societal shift toward more white-collar occupations. ... More>


Babies Can Follow Complex Social Situations

A study with 13-month-olds shows that the infants can make sense of complex social situations, taking into account who knows what about whom. ... More>


Transgender Kids Show Consistent Gender Identity Across Measures

A study with 32 transgender children, ages 5 to 12, indicates that their gender identity is deeply held and not the result of confusion or pretense. ... More>


Playing With Puzzles and Blocks Could Build Children’s Spatial Skills

Play may seem like fun and games, but new research shows that specific kinds of play are actually associated with development of particular cognitive skills. ... More>