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Researchers Make Strides in Early Diagnosis for Autism

This year's World Autism Awareness Day follows a new report showing a rise in the rate of autism diagnoses. Fortunately, researchers are making progress in early diagnosis and intervention. ... More>


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Books to Check Out: April 2014

To submit a new book, email apsobserver@psychologicalscience.org. The Rise of Consciousness and the Development of Emotional Life by Michael Lewis; Guilford Press, October 31, 2013.... More>


Kids Come to Like Their Own Before They Dislike “Outsiders”

Young children give preferential treatment to people in "their" group, but they don't start discriminating against outsiders until later in childhood, researchers find. ... More>


To Keep Teenagers Alert, Schools Let Them Sleep In


A Study Seeks to Determine What Makes Prekindergarten Successful