Press Releases

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>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring the link between emotion regulatory flexibility and posttraumatic stress symptoms and gene-stress interactions as predictors of social anxiety and depression. ... More>


Intrusiveness of Old Emotional Memories Can Be Reduced by Computer Game Play Procedure

Playing Tetris -- a visually-demanding computer game -- after reactivating established intrusive memories may reduce their occurrence over time. ... More>


US Supreme Court Recognizes Role of Unconscious Bias in Disparate Treatment

Psychological science on implicit bias served as a guide for a landmark Supreme Court decision on the Fair Housing Act. ... More>