Press Releases

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of research exploring attentional style and depression; confidence and accuracy in recognition memory; racial bias and social reinforcement; visual sensitivity and facial expressions. ... More>


Mindfulness Meditation May Improve Decision Making

Mindfulness meditation, which cultivates awareness of the present moment and clears the mind of other thoughts, may help people make smarter choices. ... More>


After Committing a Crime, Guilt and Shame Predict Re-Offense

New research suggests that the degree to which inmates’ express guilt or shame may provide an indicator of how likely they are to re-offend. ... More>


Virtual Avatars May Impact Real-World Behavior

How you represent yourself in the virtual world of video games may affect how you behave toward others in the real world, according to new research. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring language development in children born small for gestational age; self-worth, pain endurance, and self-injury; and heritability of experiencing pleasant events and depressive symptoms. ... More>