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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring vigilance for threat in rhesus monkey infants and relations among control, reward, and exploration in learned helplessness. ... More>


Wealth, Welfare and the Brother-In-Law Rule

One of the enigmas of the American political landscape is the impoverished Republican. This is the American with very little money, and many unmet needs, who nevertheless votes for people […]... More>


Wrapping a Present for the Future

I am the family documentarian, and have been since I got my first box camera back in childhood. As long as I can remember, I have taken snapshots, not just […]... More>


Mental Health On The Go

Journalist Scott Stossel was so anxious at his own wedding that he had to hold on to his new bride in order to steady himself at the altar. His clothes […]... More>


Why Do Giraffes Have Long Necks?

Anyone who has seen this majestic creature in the wild, nibbling away at the top of an acacia tree, has to marvel at the wonder of evolution. The giraffe’s long […]... More>