Press Releases

Parents’ Math Anxiety Can Undermine Children’s Math Achievement

Children of math-anxious parents learned less math over the school year and were more likely to be math-anxious themselves, but only when their parents provided frequent homework help. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring how visual features affect mental rotation and whether infants learn labels by mapping them onto concepts. ... More>

Look Into My Pupils: Pupil Mimicry May Lead to Increased Trust

People often mimic each other’s facial expressions without knowing it, but new research shows that they also mimic the size of other people’s pupils, which can lead to increased trust. ... More>

New Research in Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring genes and executive function in childhood, sex differences in aggression, and hormones and women's clothing choices. ... More>

Illuminating Mechanisms of Repetitive Thinking

A special series in Clinical Psychological Science explores how our ability to engage in mental time travel can have detrimental consequences when it becomes repetitive and uncontrolled. ... More>