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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring partner responsiveness and cortisol over time, electrophysiological signals of recognition memory, and propranolol and loss aversion. ... More>


Why People Buckle Up in Cars, But Not in Cabs

Most people understand that seat belts could save their lives, but behavioral research shows why they don't always use them. ... More>


Teenagers Shape Each Other’s Views on How Risky a Situation Is

Young adolescents’ judgments of how risky a situation is are most influenced by what other teenagers think, while adults' views guide risk evaluation in most other age groups. ... More>


Driving in Rain, Sleet, or Snow? Cognitive Biases Worsen Winter Driving

People often lack insight when evaluating their own skills, leading many drivers to overestimate their ability to handle inclement road conditions. ... More>