Press Releases

Boosting Older Adults’ Vision Through Training

One weeks’ worth of training can improve older adults’ sensitivity to contrast and their ability to see clearly at close distances. ... More>


Societally-Engaged Adults See Their Lives as Redemption Stories

Middle-aged Americans who show high levels of societal involvement and mental health are especially likely to construe their lives as stories of personal redemption. ... More>


Cognitive Skills Peak at Different Ages Across Adulthood

A large-scale study shows that different aspects of fluid intelligence peak at different ages, with some peaking as late as age 40. ... More>


New Research in Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring links between subliminal cues and goal-directed cognitive control and how kindergarteners learn to read Chinese characters. ... More>


Aggressive Boys Tend to Develop Into Physically Stronger Teens

Boys who show aggressive tendencies develop greater physical strength as teenagers than boys who are not aggressive, data from a longitudinal study reveal. ... More>