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Stress Affects How Men and Women Provide Support to Partners

Both men and women are good at providing support to their partners, but women tend to show more positive support under stressful situations, researchers find.

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New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: pain, sleep, and internalizing symptoms; homesickness as mini-grief; interactions between memory and perception in development; and links between social support, SES, and inflammatory reactivity.


Understanding Others’ Thoughts Enables Young Kids to Lie

Kids who are taught to reason about the mental states of others are more likely to use deception to win a reward than those who don't receive theory-of-mind training.


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring kinesthetic working memory, prenatal development and social trust in adolescence and adulthood, and implicit social biases in individuals with autism.


Coincidence or Conspiracy? Studies Investigate Conspiracist Thinking

New research shows no evidence that conspiracy believers are more likely to perceive order, design, or intent in events or outcomes.


Men More Likely to Be Seen as ‘Creative Thinkers’

A series of studies indicate that people tend to associate the ability to think creatively with stereotypical masculine qualities.


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Blogs By Wray Herbert

wray-herbert_headshotWray Herbert has been writing about psychology and behavioral science for many years. He has been a staff writer and editor for Science News, Psychology Today, US News & World Report, and Newsweek. He is currently a contributor to Huffington Post and Scientific American Mind. His work has also appeared in the New York Times Sunday Magazine, the Washington Post, and many other national publications.

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