Press Releases

Genetic Variations Linked with Social and Economic Success

Psychological characteristics link genes with upward social mobility, according to data collected from almost 1000 individuals over four decades. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring a computational approach to visual category representation and interactions between vagal tone and environmental context in predicting children's delay of gratification. ... More>


Social Media ‘Likes’ Impact Teens’ Brains and Behavior

For teens, seeing lots of “likes” on photos in a social network activates the same brain circuits that are typically activated by eating chocolate and winning money. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring strategies for recalling self-affirming memories in depression, attentional bias modification for improving sleep, and pharmaceutical treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder. ... More>


Hacking Memory to Follow Through with Intentions

Linking tasks that we intend to complete to distinctive cues that we’ll encounter at the right place and the right time may help us remember to follow through. ... More>