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Can Gratitude Reduce Costly Impatience?

Emotions are often seen as a hindrance to avoiding our irrational impulses, but research suggests that one emotion — gratitude — may help us hold out for future rewards. ... More>


Observer Article

Powering Products With Psychological Science

Psychological scientist Mary Czerwinski explores how embedding sensors into clothing can measure — and possibly help regulate — emotions. ... More>


Observation

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>


Cover Story

Nonverbal Accents

It’s long been believed that people of all ages and ethnicities express their states of mind with the same physical cues. But psychological research is revealing that, much like language, facial expressions and other forms of nonverbal communication may have culturally specific identifiers. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring scene categorization, culture and emotion perception, models of group formation, and selective memory retrieval across development. ... More>