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How the science of human behavior is beginning to reshape the US government

Don’t Delay: Having to Wait Doesn’t Help Young Kids Exercise Self-Control

New research shows that it’s being reminded about what not to do, not the passage of time, that helps kids control their impulsive behavior. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring authoritarianism and attitudes toward out-groups, categorization of sexual orientation, and attention and perceptual learning. ... More>

Superforecasters: The Art of Accurate Predictions

By studying individuals with exceptional forecasting abilities, researchers are able to pinpoint skills and techniques that can help anyone improve their decision-making accuracy. ... More>

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>