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Notre Dame Psychology Students Take on Wikipedia Challenge

Science on Swearing

Timothy Jay appeared on the on the Today Show to discuss swearing. ... More>

Observer Article

Rising Stars

The Observer presents more Rising Stars, exemplars of today's young psychological scientists.... More>

Turn That Frown Upside Down

How can you make your day better? Turn that frown upside down. As corny as that phrase is, science can back it up. As part of the Wall Street Journal's "Is It True" video series, Christina Tsuei interviewed APS member George Bonanno about whether smiles really do improve your mood. The video below also references a 2010 study published in Psychological Science, Cosmetic Use of Botulinum Toxin-A Affects Processing of Emotional Language.... More>

Is Violence Declining? APS Fellow Steven Pinker Says “Yes”

In his new book The Better Angels of Our Nature, APS Fellow Steven explains why he believes that “violence has been in decline for thousands of years, and we may be living in the most peaceful era in our species’ existence.” ... More>