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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring how people develop an aversion to inequity and the role of number and degree in how we perceive facial attractiveness. ... More>


A Good Mood Is a Good Motivator

Real-time data collected from nearly 30,000 participants finds that people are much more motivated to take on tedious tasks when they’re in good mood. ... More>


What a Bad Decision Looks Like in the Brain


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Here, There, Everywhere

Psychological scientists have built thriving research careers outside the traditional boundaries of university psychology and behavioral science departments, including dentistry, optometry, engineering, music, fashion, and even physics. In a special feature, some of these researchers discuss their unconventional academic career paths and the scientific perspectives they bring to these various fields. ... More>