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Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Featured articles: “Unpacking Creativity: Semantic Distance Is the Difference” and “The Ritual Animal” ... More>


Observation

Ellen Langer to be Honored at Liberty Science Center Genius Gala

APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Ellen Langer is being honored at the Liberty Science Center Genius Gala for her work on control, aging, stress, decision-making, health, and mindfulness. ... More>


The Creative Power of ‘Outsiders’

New research shows that “insiders” and “outsiders” use different cognitive processes and strategies to generate creative breakthroughs. ... More>


Liberals and Conservatives Solve Problems Differently


There’s a Better Way to Brainstorm

People in groups come up with more ideas when they write them down instead of sharing verbally, according to emerging research on collaboration and creativity. ... More>