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Trust in Leaders, Sense of Belonging Stir People to Safeguard Common Goods, Analysis Shows

Charitable contributions are low, fossil fuel reserves are shrinking, and climate change threatens our planet. A new report discusses the scientific findings on cooperative use of common resources. ... More>


Presidential Column

Toward One World of Psychological Science

My setting, as I write this column, differs wildly from my office at UCLA, and not just because there is a complete absence of clutter. I am in my room at the Kloster Seeon, a monastery in Bavaria that has been converted to a retreat and conference center. The monastery, which dates back to 999, is stunning, both in its architecture and in its physical setting, which was once an island but is now a peninsula of land that juts out into Lake Secon. ... More>


Observer Article

PSPI Reports: Effective Study Techniques, Power of Misinformation

Elizabeth J. Marsh of Duke University, and Stephan Lewandowsky of the University of Western Australia and Bristol University in the United Kingdom, present the findings from their respective papers at the fifth annual Psychological Science in the Public Interest (PSPI) Symposium ... More>


Revision techniques – the good, the OK and the useless


Trauma Survivors Deserve Therapy That Actually Works