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Does Hot Weather Fuel Road Rage?

Hot weather seems to amplify people’s responses to provocation, ultimately increasing rates of aggressive behavior and violence. ... More>


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The Parenting Trap

Young children experiment and learn about the world in a manner more typically associated with scientists, as APS Fellow Alison Gopnik has shown in experiments. But those abilities are largely thwarted by the modern approach to parenting, she says. ... More>


Observation

Clinical Psychological Science Illuminates Need for Multilevel Studies of Antisocial Behavior

Antisocial behavior is a construct in clinical psychological science that encompasses many different behaviors and diagnoses. Behaviors as common as cheating, lying, and use of illicit substances are considered antisocial, […]... More>


Cognition at the Speed of (LED) Lights

Compared to fluorescent lights, LED lights in the workplace may provide a boost for cognition, mood, and efficiency. ... More>


A Cluttered Kitchen Can Nudge Us To Overeat, Study Finds