Press Releases

Focusing on Lasting Legacy Prompts Environmental Action

Prompting people to think about the legacy they want to leave for future generations can boost their desire and intention to take action to protect the environment. ... More>


Expressing Anger Linked with Better Health in Some Cultures

We're urged to manage anger or suffer its ill effects, but new data from the US and Japan suggest that anger may be linked with better health in certain cultures. ... More>


Echolocation Acts as Substitute Sense for Blind People

Human echolocation operates as a viable "sense," working in tandem with other senses to deliver information to people with visual impairment, researchers find. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring genome-wide association studies for behavioral traits; attention, disruptive behavior, and achievement in early childhood; and effects of crowding on visual perception and grip. ... More>


Hugs Help Protect Against Colds by Boosting Social Support

More frequent hugs help protect people from the increased susceptibility to infection that comes with being stressed, resulting in less severe illness symptoms. ... More>