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Extraverted individuals are less likely to save money towards long-term goals like retirement, potentially contributing to economic instability on a national scale. ... More>
The lead article in the January 2015 Observer, “Talkin’ About Your Generation,” is about purported generational differences in attitudes, values, and self-perception that were found in several large-scale studies. The […]... More>
A presidentially appointed term on the US National Science Board is the latest milestone in James S. Jackson’s distinguished career, which included a leading role in revolutionizing survey research methodology for the study of racial disparities in physical and mental health. This renowned social psychological scientist sat down with Alan Kraut, APS Executive Director, for some unscripted reflections. ... More>
Geographic differences and levels of well-being predict whether people are likely to donate a kidney to a stranger, an extremely altruistic act. ... More>