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Lead Exposure Linked to ADHD in Kids with Genetic Mutation

Exposure to miniscule amounts of lead may contribute to ADHD symptoms in children who have a particular gene mutation, researchers find. ... More>


Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Featured Articles: “When Does Self-Defeat Equal Success?”, “Does Viewing Mental Disorders as Biological Phenomena Reduce or Increase Stigma?”, and “The Value of Infant-Directed Speech” ... 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>


Study: Green Space Around Schools May Boost Mental Abilities


Fair Is Fair, But Not Everywhere

Imagine this scenario: Two commercial fishermen head out to sea at the break of dawn, and spend the next ten hours hauling in the day’s catch. When they wearily return […]... More>