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Under New Management

A mix of social experiences, psychological systems, and brain mechanisms enables us to make increasingly complex decisions and regulate our thoughts and actions. APS Board Member Annette D. Karmiloff-Smith and APS Fellows Eveline Crone, Yuko Munakata (pictured), and Philip D. Zelazo are among scientists worldwide who are identifying neural and cognitive processes that underlie the development of executive control across the lifespan. ... More>

New Research in Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring genes and executive function in childhood, sex differences in aggression, and hormones and women's clothing choices. ... More>

Making Sense of Self-Regulation in Early Childhood

The effect of parental supportive emotion socialization on internalizing symptoms (IS) in early childhood is moderated by child executive function (EF). For children with low EF, there is a negative […]... More>

Burnout Leaves its Mark on the Brain

One consequence of chronic workplace stress may be changes in neural function, making it more difficult for people to regulate their negative emotions. ... More>

ESCOP Journal’s ‘Best Paper’ Shows How Collaboration Influences Memory

A study led by Hae-Yoon Choi, a PhD candidate from Stony Brook University in the United States, is being recognized with the 2014 Journal of Cognitive Psychology Best Paper Award. Choi's article, “The Role of Group Configuration in the Social Transmission of Memory: Evidence From Identical and Reconfigured Groups,” focuses on how collaboration influences memory. ... More>