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Procrastination and impulsivity are both bad habits. They cause problems in school, at work, in life. But psychologically, they would seem to have little in common. Impulsivity, after all, is […]... More>


How Your Culture Affects Your Work Attitude

It may be a stretch to liken a great job to a soulmate. But just as eHarmony tests potential matches on compatibility, so do psychologists identify the optimal employee-employer relationship. ... More>


Labeling Obesity as a Disease May Have Psychological Costs

Messages that describe obesity as a disease may undermine healthy behaviors and beliefs among obese individuals. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring social dominance and intergroup inequality, conscious awareness and emotional responses, fertility and social behavior, and emotion and memory. ... More>


Observer Article

The Remarkable Human Self

Roy Baumeister explains why our sense of self is so much more than a drive to survive and so worthy of scientific inquiry. ... More>