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Findings, Not Intentions, Motivated Controversy

APS Fellow Jay Belsky suggests a counter argument for those who judge psychological scientists by their unpopular findings. ... More>


Genes affect GCSE results. But your school can change how much they matter


Why Do Giraffes Have Long Necks?


Childhood Poverty Linked With Worse Mental Health in Emerging Adulthood

About 1 in 4 children in the U.S. grow up in poverty. What does this mean for mental health outcomes when these children enter their teens and early 20s? ... More>


When Praise Hurts: The Psychology Of Gushing

Search the Internet for “101 Ways to Praise a Child” and you’ll find a poster–actually many variations of a single poster. Some are available to download, or if you want […]... More>