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For Kids With Low Self-Esteem, Excessive Praise Has Unintended Consequences


Kathleen Vohs Receives Anneliese Maier Research Award

APS Fellow Kathleen Vohs has received a 2014 Anneliese Maier Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation for her work on self-regulatory processes. ... More>

Psychologists: Getting Liberals to Agree Really Is Like Herding Cats

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>

Parents: beware praise inflation