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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of research exploring: perception of time and distance; rank and social judgments; causal beliefs and perception; gender identity and STEM; and genetic and environmental influences on high IQ. ... More>


Social Experiences Affect Our Genes and Health

Prevailing wisdom suggests that our genes remain largely fixed over time. But, an emerging field of research is beginning to prove this intuition wrong. ... More>

Intelligenz und Erbgut (Intelligence and Genes)

Intelligence Is in the Genes, but Where?

You can thank your parents for your smarts—or at least some of them. Psychologists have long known that intelligence, like most other traits, is partly genetic. But a new study led by psychological scientist Christopher Chabris reveals the surprising fact that most of the specific genes long thought to be linked to intelligence probably have no bearing on one’s IQ. And it may be some time before researchers can identify intelligence’s specific genetic roots. ... More>

A Thing or Two About Twins