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Sons’ Intelligence Linked to Fathers’ Criminal History

Data from over 1 million Swedish men show that sons whose fathers have criminal records tend to have lower cognitive abilities, which can be explained by shared genetic factors. ... More>


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Psychological Science Authors Earn Badges for Open Practices

Psychological Science has begun awarding badges in recognition of open scientific practices. So far, 31 authors have received one of the three badges. ... More>


Feeling — Not Being — Wealthy Drives Opposition to Wealth Redistribution

People’s views on wealth distribution have little to do with how much they have in the bank and more with how wealthy they feel compared to their friends and neighbors. ... More>


The Sound of Status: People Know High-Power Voices When They Hear Them

Being in a position of power can alter basic acoustic properties of the voice, and other people can pick up on these cues to know who is in charge. ... More>