Psychological Science in the News Archive

Highlighting the latest news coverage of psychological science and APS Members

Why Psychotherapy Appears to Work (Even When It Doesn’t)

That’s So Random: Why We Persist in Seeing Streaks

Babies grasp speech before they utter their first word, a study finds

Is Malcolm Gladwell wrong? Scientists debate the “10,000-hour rule”

Early risers ‘less moral at night’

Why Is It So Hard for Us to Do Nothing?

Being a Better Online Reader

Probing Brain’s Depth, Trying to Aid Memory

Like All Animals, We Need Stress. Just Not Too Much

Explaining the Funny, Then Not Funny, Then Funny Again Joke