Press Releases

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>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring the behavioral economics of social anxiety, contributors to symptom severity in PTSD, and biased emotional attention to threat. ... More>


Firearm Shooting Errors Could Be Reduced Through Cognitive Training

People who have difficulty inhibiting responses are more likely to shoot unarmed civilians in simulated scenarios, but response inhibition training can help to reduce these shooting errors. ... More>


The Trustworthiness of an Inmate’s Face May Seal His Fate

The perceived trustworthiness of an inmate’s face may determine the severity of the sentence he receives, according to new research using photos and sentencing data for inmates in Florida. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring visual landmarks and path integration in human navigation, object persistence and spatial navigation, and prenatal precursors of memory impairment. ... More>