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Will Retirement Pay You a ‘Happiness Bonus’?


Cover Story

Talkin’ About Your Generation

Scientists have long debated how economic and societal trends, such as the Great Depression or the 1960s counterculture movement, influence personality development. But using novel ways to analyze data across time, psychological researchers have identified specific attributes — like empathy and incivility — that are more prevalent in some birth cohorts than in others. ... More>


Observer Article

Probing Emotional Mysteries

Studying human emotion is akin to detective work for APS Past President Robert W. Levenson. The 2014 William James Fellow awardee discusses his search for clues in behavior, age, genes, and much more. ... More>


Observation

Deary Earns Award for Pioneering Cognitive Epidemiology Work

APS Fellow Ian J. Deary has been awarded a 2015 James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award for his lifetime contributions to the field of applied psychological science. ... More>


Are There Natural Remedies for Cognitive Aging?