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Teenagers Shape Each Other’s Views on How Risky a Situation Is

Young adolescents’ judgments of how risky a situation is are most influenced by what other teenagers think, while adults' views guide risk evaluation in most other age groups. ... More>


Children Less Likely to Come to the Rescue When Others Are Available

Young children are less likely to help a person in need when other children are present and available to help, indicating that the "bystander effect" isn't limited to adults. ... More>


The Elastic Brain


New Research in Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring links between subliminal cues and goal-directed cognitive control and how kindergarteners learn to read Chinese characters. ... More>