Press Releases

Feeling — Not Being — Wealthy Drives Opposition to Wealth Redistribution

People’s views on wealth distribution have little to do with how much they have in the bank and more with how wealthy they feel compared to their friends and neighbors. ... More>


The Sound of Status: People Know High-Power Voices When They Hear Them

Being in a position of power can alter basic acoustic properties of the voice, and other people can pick up on these cues to know who is in charge. ... More>


Gifted Men and Women Define Success Differently, 40-Year Study Shows  

Mathematically talented adolescents went on to enjoy extraordinary accomplishments and high life satisfaction at mid-life, though gender influenced how they pursued — and defined —career, family, and success. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new articles on moral behavior, time of day, and chronotype; and how spouses' personality traits can influence success in the workplace. ... More>


People Show “Blind Insight” Into Decision Making Performance

People can gauge the accuracy of their decisions, even if their decision making performance itself is no better than chance, a phenomenon researchers call "blind insight." ... More>