Press Releases

Illuminating Mechanisms of Repetitive Thinking

A special series in Clinical Psychological Science explores how our ability to engage in mental time travel can have detrimental consequences when it becomes repetitive and uncontrolled. ... More>


At What Age Does Hard Work Add a Shine to Lousy Prizes?

Putting in a lot of effort to earn a reward makes unappealing prizes more attractive to kindergarteners, but not to preschoolers, new findings show. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring physical instability and relationship quality, culture and search decision, and effects of oxytocin for anxious and avoidantly attached individuals. ... More>


Having Wealthy Neighbors May Skew Beliefs About Overall Wealth Distribution

Wealthy people may be likely to oppose redistribution of wealth because they have biased information about how wealthy most people actually are, researchers find. ... More>


Self-Proclaimed Experts More Vulnerable to the Illusion of Knowledge

New research reveals that the more people think they know about a topic in general, the more likely they are to allege knowledge of completely made-up information and false facts. ... More>