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Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Featured articles: “Unpacking Creativity: Semantic Distance Is the Difference” and “The Ritual Animal” ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring person-city personality fit, social mechanisms underlying third-party punishment, and infants' understanding of others' need for assistance. ... More>


Here’s Why Some People Are More Religious Than Others


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring costly signaling and trust among groups, factors that predict why adolescent friendships end, and how picture books contribute to language learning. ... More>


Observer Article

New Immigrants, New Research Opportunities

Immigrant study participants can expose the limitations of “universal” theories that are based exclusively on data from small, homogenous groups, says David Rollock. And immigrants who don’t fit into established ethnic or religious categories spur scientists to refine outdated measures and methodologies. Rollock, along with APS Fellow Gilad Chen, Belinda Campos, Carola Suárez-Orozco, and Hirokazu Yoshikawa, participates in a cross-cutting theme program on immigration. ... More>