Press Releases

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new studies exploring asymmetry in frontal brain activation and sensitivity to developmental context, and the influence of mental representations on hand movements. ... More>


Research Reveals Pervasive Implicit Hierarchies for Race, Religion, and Age

Besides evaluating their own race and religion most favorably, people share implicit hierarchies for racial, religious, and age groups that may differ from their conscious beliefs. ... More>


Preschoolers With Special Needs Benefit From Peers’ Strong Language Skills

Peers can impact a child’s language abilities, data suggest: Peers with strong language skills can boost their classmates’ abilities, while peers with weak skills may hold them back. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring personality and fear learning, polygenic risk for externalizing disorders, and narrative exposure therapy as a treatment for aggression. ... More>


Cultural Stereotypes May Evolve From Sharing Social Information

Like a huge game of "Telephone," cultural stereotypes may be an unintended but inevitable consequence of sharing social information, researchers find. ... More>