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Mischel, Others Honored at Bipartisan ‘Golden Goose’ Event

APS Past President Walter Mischel and two of his collaborators, APS Fellow Yuichi Shoda and Philip Peake, were honored for famous, federally funded work that began with a certain sugary treat. ... More>

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Passing Down Psychopathology

An international panel of psychological scientists, including APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Michael E. Lamb and APS Fellows Jay Belsky and Marinus H. van IJzendoorn, discuss how genes and environment interact and influence the intergenerational transmission of psychopathology. ... More>

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Using Time to Understand Behavioral Development

In the days, weeks, and years following traumatic events from combat to spinal-cord injuries, most individuals respond with resilience and do not go on to develop PTSD, notes APS Fellow George A. Bonanno. Bonanno joins APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Ian J. Deary, Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, Emily Butler, and Robert N. Singer for a cross-cutting theme program on how memory, relationships, and even IQ can affect people across different periods of their lifespans — from milliseconds to decades. ... More>

Young Children’s Self-Control and the Health and Wealth of Their Nation

Longitudinal data collected from thousands of participants from New Zealand and the United Kingdom show that childhood measures of self-discipline predict everything from personal income to the pace of physiological […]... More>

Workplace Support Helps Parents Make More Time for Their Kids

Employees who took part in a work-life balance program ended up spending significantly more time with their kids without a decline in productivity or hours worked. ... More>