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Children Learn to Take Turns for Mutual Gain

It takes children until they are about 5 years old to learn to take turns with others, while the social skill seems to elude chimpanzees of all ages. ... More>


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How Collectivism Protects Against Contagious Fear

People who reported greater perceived risk of Ebola infection were more likely to report xenophobic attitudes, but feeling a sense of belonging and connection to others can mitigate this link. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring whether the missing-phoneme effect occurs in both reading and listening and whether forgetting occurs due to decay or interference under different conditions. ... More>


Steven Pinker: The Elephant, the Emperor, and the Matzo Ball

William James Fellow Award Address recorded May 2016 in Chicago at the 28th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science.... More>