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Turbulent Teen Years Linked to Adult Unemployment

A new longitudinal study of over 7,000 people finds a link between emotional distress in adolescence and increased risk of unemployment in adulthood. ... More>


Introducing the Kavli HUMAN Project

Psychological science now has its own answer to the Human Genome Project: the Kavli HUMAN Project. ... More>


New Study Busts Some Myths about Millennials

A large international study finds that young adults who enter the workforce during a recession are less likely to be narcissistic later in life. ... More>


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>


Older Adults Are Bigger Risk Takers in High-Poverty Countries

Data from 77 countries suggest that people’s propensity to take physical, social, legal, or financial risks decreases as they age, but not in countries with high levels of economic hardship. ... More>