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Life Satisfaction Linked With Mortality Risk in Older Adults

A longitudinal study involving nearly 4,500 people shows that greater life satisfaction in adults age 50 and older is related to a reduced risk of mortality. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring handedness and lateralization of syntactic processing and inhibition of short-term memory. ... More>


Kids’ Altruism Linked with Better Physiological Regulation, Less Family Wealth

Children as young as 4 years old may reap better health from altruistic giving, a behavior that tends to be less common among kids from high-income families. ... More>


Weakening Memories of Crime through Deliberate Suppression

People can successfully inhibit some incriminating memories, resulting in brain activity similar to that seen in “innocent” participants. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: heuristics and intertemporal choices; dissociation between written and spoken language; and vocal signals used to evaluate job candidates. ... More>