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Adults with Autism Report Struggles With Driving

As the population of adults diagnosed with autism grows, a new study provides a first step toward identifying whether this population is getting appropriate driving education. ... More>


The Power of Suggestion: What We Expect Influences Our Behavior, for Better or Worse

A lucky rabbit foot. A glass of wine. A pill. What do these things all have in common? Their effects – whether we do well on a test, whether we mingle at the cocktail party, whether we feel better – all depend on the power of suggestion. In a new article, psychological scientists Maryanne Garry and Robert Michael of Victoria University of Wellington, along with Irving Kirsch of Harvard Medical School and Plymouth University, delve into the phenomenon of suggestion, exploring the intriguing relationship between suggestion, cognition, and behavior. ... More>


Queen bee in the office: who gets stung?


The Myth of the Queen Bee