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How Well Can We Remember Someone’s Life after They Die?


Fear of Death Prompts Leaders to Look Towards the Future

Thoughts of death can have a strong, measurable—and often prosocial—impact on our decision making. ... More>


Quick Thinking and Feeling Healthy Predict Longer Life

Medical conditions and unhealthy behaviors are known risk factors for early death, but a longitudinal study indicates that certain psychological factors are even stronger predictors of how long we’ll live. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring delayed reward discounting in prolonged grief and the role of amygdala reactivity in antisocial behavior. ... More>


Couples’ Quality of Life Linked Even When One Partner Dies

Data from 546 couples suggest that when one spouse passes away, his or her characteristics continue to be linked with the surviving spouse’s well-being. ... More>