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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>

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Making Sense

The language we speak, the families we grow up with, and the genes we are born with all shape the way each of us understands the world. A panel of scientists, including APS Secretary Gün Semin and APS Fellow Shihui Han, discusses the ongoing multidisciplinary efforts to study how humans make meaning. ... More>

Don’t Delay: Having to Wait Doesn’t Help Young Kids Exercise Self-Control

New research shows that it’s being reminded about what not to do, not the passage of time, that helps kids control their impulsive behavior. ... More>

Hidden Perk to Telework: Healthier Meals

Working parents who reported having more options for working from home also reported more frequent family dinners with less fast food. ... More>