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Replication Project Investigates Self-Control as Limited Resource

A new research replication project, involving 24 labs and over 2100 participants, failed to reproduce findings from a previous study that suggested that self-control is a depletable resource. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring reward processing and depression, stress as a mediator between cognitive control and internalizing disorders, and rumination as a transdiagnostic risk factor. ... More>


Repeat Drunk Drivers and the Neurobiology of Risk

An investigation of repeat drunk driving offenders provides a distinctive profile of the cognitive, personality, and neurobiological factors that influence risk-taking. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring bottom-up processes and motor control in predictable environments, and the role of object function in guiding visual search. ... More>


Observer Article

Attention on the Brain

Research links mindfulness meditation with everything from metacognition to cortical thickness in the brain, says APS Fellow Tania Singer. She and other psychological scientists impart the latest findings from the science of paying attention. ... More>