Press Releases

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>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring links between maternal insensitivity and responding in adult relationships and also task-set inertia. ... More>