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Some Jobs May Help Prevent Cognitive Decline

A longitudinal study finds that a challenging job may hold long-term benefits for memory and cognitive skills as people age. ... More>

Genes and the American Dream

Does a “Triple Package” of Traits Predict Success?

There’s no formula for determining professional success, but psychological scientists have identified certain factors that consistently predict job performance, prosperity, and status. ... More>


Anderson, Dweck Share Atkinson Prize

APS William James Fellow John R. Anderson and APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Carol S. Dweck have won the 2016 Atkinson Prize in Psychological and Cognitive Sciences. ... More>