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Teachers More Likely to Label Black Students as Troublemakers

Two experimental studies show that teachers are likely to interpret students' misbehavior differently depending on the student’s race. ... More>


Childhood Self-Control Linked to Enhanced Job Prospects Throughout Life

Data from two longitudinal studies with over 15,000 British children suggest that children with high levels of self-control will reap the benefits throughout their working life. ... More>


Acetaminophen May Reduce Both Pain and Pleasure

Researchers at The Ohio State University find that the commonly used pain reliever acetaminophen may have a previously unknown side effect: Blunting positive emotions. ... More>


Shakespeare’s Plays Reveal His Psychological Signature

Shakespeare's plays are characterized by a unique psychological profile that strongly identifies Shakespeare as an author of another play, researchers find. ... More>


Extraversion May Be Less Common Than We Think

Researchers studying a class of MBA students find that social networks are biased toward extraversion, and this bias is even more pronounced in extraverts' own social networks. ... More>