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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>


Sleep Deprivation May Increase Susceptibility to False Memories

Sleep-deprived people were more likely to "remember" having seen false details in photos they had viewed than were those who got a full night’s sleep, research shows. ... More>


Knowledgeable Consumers Are More Likely to Buy When Given Fewer Options

The degree to which consumers perceive themselves to be knowledgeable about a product influences the likelihood that they will buy a particular product, researchers find. ... More>