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The Power of Puppies: Looking at Cute Images Can Improve Focus

Cute images may do more than make us smile. Cute photos were linked to improvements in attention and focus, which may help advertisers gain and hold viewers’ attention. ... More>


Transgender Kids Show Consistent Gender Identity Across Measures

A study with 32 transgender children, ages 5 to 12, indicates that their gender identity is deeply held and not the result of confusion or pretense. ... More>


The Curious Science of When Multitasking Works


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring pretraumatic stress reactions in soldiers, cognitive vulnerability in depression and anxiety, and limitations of determining diagnosis severity using criterion counts. ... More>


Focusing on Lasting Legacy Prompts Environmental Action

Prompting people to think about the legacy they want to leave for future generations can boost their desire and intention to take action to protect the environment. ... More>