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It’s a new school year and at campuses all across the country, record numbers of students are taking psychology courses. And most of them are taking introductory psychology. By far […]... More>


Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

C. Nathan DeWall, University of Kentucky, and renowned textbook author and APS Fellow David G. Myers, Hope College, have teamed up to create a new series of columns aimed at integrating cutting-edge psychological science into the classroom. ... More>


Teens’ Brains Are More Sensitive to Rewarding Feedback From Peers

A new report in Current Directions in Psychological Science suggests that some teens’ risky behavior reflects the unique effect of peer influence on the still-developing teenage brain. ... More>


Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

There’s more to romantic attachment than meets the eye. Instructors share scientific research about how love interests can get under your skin. ... More>


How To Not Come Off As Being Overly Confident