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Building Public Trust in the Police

Citizens must feel that they are treated with fairness and respect in order to view the police as a legitimate legal authority, psychological science shows. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new articles exploring the relationship between divorce-related distress and blood pressure reactivity and reanalysis of findings using Bayesian evidence synthesis. ... More>


Children Learn to Take Turns for Mutual Gain

It takes children until they are about 5 years old to learn to take turns with others, while the social skill seems to elude chimpanzees of all ages. ... More>


For Teens, Learning That Personalities Change Buffers Against Stress

Learning that social and personality traits can change helps teens cope with social challenges, which can help mitigate stress and improve academic performance. ... More>