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Spending That Fits Personality Can Boost Well-Being

Analyses of nearly 77,000 actual bank transactions in the UK suggest that money may actually buy happiness when your purchases fit your personality traits. ... More>


Speaking Two Languages for the Price of One

Consistency may allow bilingual speakers to avoid the costs that come with switching between languages, essentially allowing them to use two languages for the price of one. ... More>


The Creative Power of ‘Outsiders’

New research shows that “insiders” and “outsiders” use different cognitive processes and strategies to generate creative breakthroughs. ... More>


Genes and the American Dream


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring multisensory integration between tasks, cognitive control and interpretation of heard speech, and the relation between attention and perceptions of attractiveness. ... More>