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Scientists have figured out what makes Dr. Seuss so silly


Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Featured Articles: “When Does Self-Defeat Equal Success?”, “Does Viewing Mental Disorders as Biological Phenomena Reduce or Increase Stigma?”, and “The Value of Infant-Directed Speech” ... More>


Observer Article

Making Sense

The language we speak, the families we grow up with, and the genes we are born with all shape the way each of us understands the world. A panel of scientists, including APS Secretary Gün Semin and APS Fellow Shihui Han, discusses the ongoing multidisciplinary efforts to study how humans make meaning. ... More>


Remembrance

Remembering Wendell E. Jeffrey

Psychological scientists celebrate the life of a mentor who worked at the forefront of research on infant perception and who had a remarkable knack for recognizing budding scholars’ potential. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring timing of component processes in word recognition, impact of diet on spatial learning and performance in rats, and factors affecting decision making under uncertainty. ... More>