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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring shaping attention with reward, personality maturation around the world, handedness effects on learning words related to object manipulation, and trust and physical similarity. ... More>


How lefties, righties see the world differently


Right-handed people don’t care for reggae


Are Your Values Right or Left? The Answer Is More Literal Than You Think

Up equals good, happy, optimistic; down the opposite. Right is honest and trustworthy. Left, not so much. That’s what language and culture tell us. “We use mental metaphors to structure our thinking about abstract things,” says psychologist Daniel Casasanto, “One of those metaphors is space.”... More>