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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring genome-wide association studies for behavioral traits; attention, disruptive behavior, and achievement in early childhood; and effects of crowding on visual perception and grip. ... More>


Sons’ Intelligence Linked to Fathers’ Criminal History

Data from over 1 million Swedish men show that sons whose fathers have criminal records tend to have lower cognitive abilities, which can be explained by shared genetic factors. ... More>


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The Long and the Short of It

Psychological scientists have uncovered an alarming link between chronic stress and cellular aging. The length of our telomeres, the protective caps at the tips of our chromosomes, may foretell health risks. ... More>


Practice Does Not Make Perfect


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Integrative Approach Strengthens Developmental Research

Psychological scientists are beginning to reach across their various disciplines to create a more integrative, inclusive science, using a variety of methods and tools. ... More>