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Replication Project Investigates Self-Control as Limited Resource

A new research replication project, involving 24 labs and over 2100 participants, failed to reproduce findings from a previous study that suggested that self-control is a depletable resource. ... More>


Why It’s So Hard to Shake a Bad First Impression

New research shows that it takes relatively little evidence to convince us of someone’s moral decline, and substantially more evidence to convince us of their moral improvement. ... More>


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Lilienfeld Named Editor of Clinical Psychological Science

APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Scott O. Lilienfeld has been tapped as the new Editor of Clinical Psychological Science (CPS), succeeding Founding Editor and APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Alan […]... More>


Most people aren’t resilient to life’s hardships, researchers find


Natural Resilience to Major Life Stressors Not So Common

A new analysis indicates that when confronted with a major life-altering event, many people can struggle considerably and for long periods of time, contrary to the idea that natural resilience is a common phenomenon. ... More>