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Evolution of the Human Brain: What’s Love Got To Do With It?

Romantic love, and the pair-bonding that it motivates, may have played a critical role in human evolution, researchers argue in an article in Perspectives on Psychological Science. ... More>


The Psychological Reason ‘Billie Jean’ Kills at Weddings


The Best Last-Minute Holiday Gifts Don’t Need Wrapping!


Observer Article

Smoke Signals

Melbourne Hovell, a San Diego State University psychological scientist, is part of a multidisciplinary team testing a computerized smoking-cessation intervention. Among other things, the study illustrates the pivotal role of psychological research in public health. ... More>


Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Featured articles: “How Mindfulness Works” and “Happy Marriages and Healthy Bodies” ... More>