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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring person-city personality fit, social mechanisms underlying third-party punishment, and infants' understanding of others' need for assistance. ... More>


Put Down the Broom: Tidying Up Can Hamper Creativity


Lead Exposure Linked to ADHD in Kids with Genetic Mutation

Exposure to miniscule amounts of lead may contribute to ADHD symptoms in children who have a particular gene mutation, researchers find. ... More>


Changing the Climate on Climate Change

Researchers draw on psychological science to provide five actionable strategies for improving public policy and decision making on climate change. ... More>


A “Council of Psychological Science Advisers” Tackles Pressing Policy Issues

A special section underscores how findings from behavioral science can provide actionable policy solutions to some of the most urgent issues facing American society today. ... More>