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Exploring the Genetics of “I’ll Do It Tomorrow”

Procrastination and impulsivity are genetically linked, suggesting that the two traits stem from similar evolutionary origins related to our ability to pursue and juggle goals. ... More>


How Science and Technology Can Help Each Other Flourish

A cross-cutting theme program at the 2014 APS Annual Convention, May 22–25 in San Francisco, will feature three subpanels on behavioral genetics, mobile sensing, and social networks. ... More>


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Books to Check Out: March 2014

To submit a new book, email apsobserver@psychologicalscience.org. The Human Brand: How We Relate to People, Products, and Companies by Chris Malone and Susan T. Fiske; Jossey-Bass, September 30, 2013. The […]... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring language development in children born small for gestational age; self-worth, pain endurance, and self-injury; and heritability of experiencing pleasant events and depressive symptoms. ... More>


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Genetically Ever After

To what extent does biology influence an individual’s marital satisfaction or likelihood of divorce? Integrative science provides some insight. ... More>