Press Releases

Americans Recognize ‘Past Presidents’ Who Never Were

A new study from memory researchers at Washington University in St. Louis shows that most Americans are confident that Alexander Hamilton was once president of the United States. ... More>


Faces of Black Children as Young as Five Evoke Negative Biases

People are more likely to misidentify a toy as a weapon after seeing a Black face than a White face, even when the face belongs to a five-year-old boy. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring delayed reward discounting in prolonged grief and the role of amygdala reactivity in antisocial behavior. ... More>


Early Poverty Disrupts Link Between Hunger and Eating

A series of studies indicate that how much you eat when you’re not really hungry may depend on how well off your family was when you were a child. ... More>


Seeing Exemplary Peer Work Can Undermine Student Performance

Rather than serving as a motivating force, exposure to peers' exceptional performance can discourage others from even trying to achieve at high levels. ... More>