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Being Stoic for the Spouse’s Sake Comes at a High Cost

Research on coping with bereavement has focused primarily on the individual, despite the fact that family and married relationships are all profoundly disrupted by the loss. But in the wealth of studies about parental grief, little attention has been paid to precisely how couples relate to each other as they struggle to come to terms with the death of a child. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new exciting research from Psychological Science and Clinical Psychological Science. ... More>


Culture Influences Judgment of Others


Why people with a European background can’t help but judge a book by its cover


Actions and Personality, East and West

People in different cultures make different assumptions about the people around them, according to an upcoming study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The researchers studied the brain waves of people with Caucasian and Asian backgrounds and found that cultural differences in how we think about other people are embedded deep in our minds. Cultural differences are evident very deep in the brain, challenging a commonsense notion that culture is skin deep.... More>