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Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

David G. Myers and C. Nathan DeWall on bringing zero acquaintance research into the classroom and thinking smarter about intelligence. ... More>


Beware the Long-Winded Leader

Those loquacious folks in the office don’t get away with controlling the dialogue if they're not in positions of leadership, new research shows. That leads to better sharing of information. ... More>


Visual Aids Can Help People Better Understand Health Risks

Risk information is often difficult to understand, but research shows that transparent visual aids can help patients to make sound decisions about medical treatments, screenings, and lifestyle choices. ... More>


“Please Feed Me”: The Power of Putting a Human Face on Social Causes

Companies often put a personal face on products to create a deeper connection with consumers. New research suggests the same idea works for social causes, like recycling and energy conservation. ... More>


The Psychology of Online Comments