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Responsive Partners Show Two Kinds of Empathy

Research on close relationships shows that cognitive and affective forms of empathy work together to facilitate responsive behavior among couples. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring the impact of metaphorical conflict on social perception and the relationship between empathic accuracy and prosocial behavior. ... More>


Daydreaming Can Have a Dark Side

Daydreaming and mind wandering can be beneficial for creativity, but these spontaneous thoughts can also become a risk factor for mood disorders. ... More>


In this economy, many do feel the burn


Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Featured articles: “Why We Fail To Empathize — and What We Can Do About It“ and “Is Narcissism Extreme Self-Esteem?" ... More>