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Aggressive Boys Tend to Develop Into Physically Stronger Teens

Boys who show aggressive tendencies develop greater physical strength as teenagers than boys who are not aggressive, data from a longitudinal study reveal. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring links between maternal insensitivity and responding in adult relationships and also task-set inertia. ... More>


How Children Learn To Read


Observer Article

‘Facts, Fantasies, and the Future of Child Care’ Revisited

In the inaugural issue of APS’s first journal, APS Fellow Deborah Phillips coauthored an article that noted the dearth of research on the effects that child care services have on children’s development. Phillips revisits that 1990 article she wrote with APS Past President Sandra Scarr and APS Fellow Kathleen McCartney and assesses how child care research — and policy — have progressed. ... More>


Parenting Advice From ‘America’s Worst Mom’