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Self-Affirmation Enhances Performance, Makes Us Receptive to Our Mistakes

Life is about our failure as much as it is about success. From the mistakes we make at work or school to our blunders in romantic relationships, we are constantly reminded of how we could be better. By focusing on the important qualities that make us who we are – a process called self-affirmation – we preserve our self-worth in the face of our shortcomings. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of exciting new research using electrophysiological recording methods from Psychological Science. ... More>


Does Belief in Free Will Lead to Action?

Free will may be an illusion. Yet we persist in believing we are the masters of our fates—and that belief affects how we act. Think you determine the course of your life and you’re likely to work harder toward your goals and feel better about yourself too. Think you don’t, and you’re likelier to behave in ways that fulfill that prophesy.... More>


Talk Therapy May Help Treat Social Anxiety


‘Talk Therapy’ Can Alter Brain Activity, Research Shows