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Research for Real Life

At a symposium on findings from the journal Psychological Science in the Public Interest — a publication tailored for relevance to the general public — Patrick Corrigan shows that society may be able to combat prejudice by promoting the everyday stories of people with mental illness. Maria Kozhevnikov details a taxonomy designed to standardize applied research on cognitive styles. ... More>

Illuminating Mechanisms of Repetitive Thinking

A special series in Clinical Psychological Science explores how our ability to engage in mental time travel can have detrimental consequences when it becomes repetitive and uncontrolled. ... More>

Rich people, surrounded by other rich people, think America is richer than it really is

Having Wealthy Neighbors May Skew Beliefs About Overall Wealth Distribution

Wealthy people may be likely to oppose redistribution of wealth because they have biased information about how wealthy most people actually are, researchers find. ... More>

Know-It-Alls More Likely To Accept Falsehoods as Fact, Study Shows