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Everyday Aggression: We Hurt Those Closest to Us

A review of research on everyday aggression explores the different types of aggression that we display toward the people we encounter in our day-to-day lives. ... More>


Observation

New Journals App Offers APS Members Mobile Access to Articles

A new iOS app that offers mobile access to all five APS journals is now available for free in the Apple iTunes Store at Journals@APS. ... More>


From Our Pets to Our Plates: The Psychology of Eating Animals

We love animals, caring for some as if they were members of our families, and yet we eat animals, too. Researchers explore the psychological underpinnings of this so-called "meat paradox." ... More>


The Taxman Cometh: Science Explains Why Some Pay and Others Evade

Millions of Americans are making a mad dash to file their taxes by the April 15th deadline — but some aren't. Researchers explore the factors that motivate people to pay, or not pay, their taxes. ... More>


From Failing to Fortune

A technique called systematic reflection can promote learning from our failures, but also from our successes, too ... More>