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Wake Up! The Working World Has a Sleep Crisis

A nationwide epidemic of sleep deprivation is taking a toll on the workforce, impairing employees’ safety, health, and creativity on the job. ... More>

Teens’ Cellphone Use Mirrors Their Offline Lives

Parents’ fears about their teenagers’ heavy use of cell phones and social media may be exaggerated, according to a new report from researchers at Duke University. ... More>

A “Council of Psychological Science Advisors” Tackles Pressing Policy Issues

A special section underscores how findings from behavioral science can provide actionable policy solutions to some of the most urgent issues facing American society today. ... More>

Superforecasters: The Art of Accurate Predictions

By studying individuals with exceptional forecasting abilities, researchers are able to pinpoint skills and techniques that can help anyone improve their decision-making accuracy. ... More>


Council of Psychological Science Advisers? It Could Happen…

Advising policymakers on the creation and potential impact of new legislation typically has been the purview of economists — for example, the Council of Economic Advisers provides research-based advice to […]... More>