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Psychological Consequences Of Calling Obesity A Disease


An Ill-Timed Smile Can Hurt You in Negotiations

Smiling can be a disarming expression on a date or at a social gathering. But smiling at the wrong time could prove hazardous in a business setting, researchers find. ... More>


Observer Article

Step Up to the Mic

APS Fellow Elizabeth T. Gershoff offers suggestions for taking psychological research out of academic obscurity and into the court of public opinion. ... More>


Observer Article

The Psychological Toll of the Smartphone

Psychological research confirms that smartphones are indeed creating a new kind of stress for people at home, at work, and in social settings. ... More>


Predicting When Employees Will Lash Out at a Nasty Boss

Employees are most likely to lash out at an insufferable boss when they lack self-control and don't fear punishment for their behavior, a new study shows. ... More>