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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: heuristics and intertemporal choices; dissociation between written and spoken language; and vocal signals used to evaluate job candidates. ... More>


Royal Baby Name ‘Charlotte’ Makes Top 10 List


After Drinking, Risky Odds Become More Appealing

Why risk an accident or a DUI driving home after a night of partying? As blood alcohol levels spike, people become more willing to bet on risky, unknown outcomes. ... More>


The Paradox of Choice, 10 Years Later


Processing Speed Helps Determine Whether We Choose Carrots Over Chocolates

Whether we choose a healthy snack over an indulgent one may depend on how quickly our brains process different kinds of information about food. ... More>