Psychological Science in the News Archive

Highlighting the latest news coverage of psychological science and APS Members


I was really bad at sports in high school. This new study helps me understand why.

How To Teach Children That Failure Is The Secret To Success

Why Some Cultures Frown on Smiling

Scientists Are Trying to Solve the Mystery of Awe

More and more research shows friends are good for your health

Does Financial Insecurity Lead to More Physical Pain?

A Brief Guide to Convincing Total Strangers to Do Your Bidding

To Help Kids Thrive, Coach Their Parents

The Science Behind When and Why Children Learn to Lie