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Math Anxiety Doesn’t Equal Poor Math Performance

Nervousness and discomfort in relation to math impairs math performance for some students, but new research shows that it’s linked with improved performance for others, at least to a degree. ... More>

Selective Media Coverage May Cause Us to Forget Certain Health Facts

The health facts presented by mass media in the midst of a disease outbreak may influence what we remember, and what we forget, about the disease. ... More>

Older Beats Younger When It Comes to Correcting Mistakes

Findings from a new study challenge the notion that older adults always lag behind their younger counterparts when it comes to learning new things. ... More>

New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring new methods for suicide surveillance, cognitive bias in pathological health anxiety, and long-term impacts of resolved PTSD. ... More>

When Decisions Satisfy, and When They Upset

A growing body of research suggests that people tend to be more satisfied after making unalterable decisions rather than those they can undo. ... More>