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Two Hormones Predict Negotiators’ Success

A new study finds that fluctuations in testosterone and cortisol can influence the social and economic outcomes of a negotiation. ... More>

Seeing Red on the Road: Can Car Color Impact Driver Behavior?

A team of researchers from the University of Granada investigates whether red cars—often linked to traffic tickets and insurance hikes—really influence our behavior behind the wheel. ... More>


APS Past President McGaugh Wins Grawemeyer Award

James McGaugh, one of APS’s first presidents, has won the prestigious 2015 Grawemeyer Award in Psychology, in recognition of his seminal research on the link between emotions and memory. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring white matter structure and reading acquisition, attention to reward in adolescence, and cortisol and loss aversion in young men. ... More>

Revisiting the ‘hormone of love’

It’s been more than a decade since oxytocin was first heralded as the “hormone of love”—a distinction that came with optimistic predictions for future drug therapies. It was just a […]... More>