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Sons’ Intelligence Linked to Fathers’ Criminal History

Data from over 1 million Swedish men show that sons whose fathers have criminal records tend to have lower cognitive abilities, which can be explained by shared genetic factors. ... More>


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Books to Check Out: October 2014

To submit a new book, email apsobserver@psychologicalscience.org. Neurobiology of Social Behavior: Toward an Understanding of the Prosocial and Antisocial Brain by Michael Numan; Academic Press, July 22, 2014. The Organized […]... More>


Chopping the Cherry Tree: How Kids Learn Honesty

Back in the 90s, in the midst of the so-called culture wars, Republican moralist William Bennett published a hefty collection of stories and fables and poems called the Book of […]... More>


Early Intervention May Reduce Adults’ Aggressive Behavior


The Nature/Nurture Mixture

The nature/nurture interaction is a vibrant and important field of study in behavioral science. Terrie Moffitt has focused her research on how genes and environment can, in certain combinations, spur […]... More>