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Identity Is Lost Without A Moral Compass


Your Brain, Your Disease, Your Self


How Others See Our Identity Depends on Moral Traits, Not Memory

We may view our memory as essential to who we are, but new findings suggest that others consider our moral traits to be the core component of our identity. ... More>


Observer Article

The Social Powers of Primates

Frans B.M. de Waal has news for people who think that the tendency to establish cultural norms separates humans from other animals: By teaching a high-ranking female chimpanzee how to solve a complicated puzzle and then watching copycat behavior spread among her group, de Waal and his colleagues documented evidence of both complex social learning and conformity in nonhumans. ... More>


Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Featured articles: “Why Preschoolers Sometimes Learn Better Than Their Parents Do”; “Feeling Good Before and After Doing Bad”; “No Free Lunch? Do Decision Making and Category Learning Require Careful Thought?” ... More>