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Does Financial Insecurity Lead to More Physical Pain?


Hacking Memory to Follow Through with Intentions

Linking tasks that we intend to complete to distinctive cues that we’ll encounter at the right place and the right time may help us remember to follow through. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring the development of model-based reinforcement learning, causality and illusory motion perception, and links between mental state and associative activation. ... More>


Rise in Reporting p-Values as “Marginally Significant”

Examining papers published in the first year of each decade from 1970 to 2010 in three psychology journals, researchers found an increase in reporting of results as "marginally significant." ... More>


Fear of Death Prompts Leaders to Look Towards the Future

Thoughts of death can have a strong, measurable—and often prosocial—impact on our decision making. ... More>