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When Backup Plans Backfire

Backup plans can change the way that a person pursues a goal, as well as the likelihood of achieving it, even if the backup plans are never even used. ... More>


Replication Effort Finds No Evidence That Grammatical Aspect Affects Perceived Intent

A multi-lab replication project found no evidence that the verb form used to describe a crime influences the way people judge criminal intent, in contrast to previously published findings. ... More>


Helping Healthy Habits Stick

A group of prominent psychological scientists outlines specific solutions to help individuals and policymakers maintain healthy habits. ... More>


Maximizing the Gains and Minimizing the Pains of Diversity

In a new report, an international research team presents recommendations for organizations and policymakers on taking advantage of the benefits of a diverse workforce. ... More>


Three Tactics for Tackling Unethical Behavior

Lying, cheating, and stealing cost the global economy billions of dollars each year, but researchers have identified three key strategies that organizations can use to reduce unethical behavior. ... More>