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Anticipating Experience-Based Purchases More Enjoyable Than Material Ones

We're told to focus discretionary spending on trips over TVs, since experiences typically bring greater enjoyment than do material goods. This enjoyment may begin before we even buy, researchers find. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring emotion-network density and depression, facial dimorphism and autism, and self-control repair in addiction and related disorders. ... More>


Visual Exposure Predicts Infants’ Ability to Follow Another’s Gaze

Gaze following typically emerges in infancy, and new research looking at preterm infants suggests that it’s visual experience, not maturational age, that underlies this critical ability. ... More>


Researchers Focus on Emotions and Psychopathology

Researchers have only recently begun to study the connections between emotion and mental illness. A new Clinical Psychological Science Special Section explores the newest findings. ... More>


The Anatomy of Everyday Hatred

It’s hard to outdo Medea for raw hatred. Thrown over by her husband Jason for another woman, the mythic sorceress takes revenge by poisoning her rival and, just for good […]... More>