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Advance Warning for Light Changes Could Make Intersections Safer

A new study finds that drivers who receive advance warning that a traffic light is about to change are far more likely to slow down or stop at intersections. ... More>


A History of Stress May Contribute to Anxiety Behind the Wheel

A history of high stress may be one factor that makes some of us more prone to developing driving anxiety after an accident. ... More>


Observer Article

‘Sensitive’-Topics Research: Is It Really Harmful to Participants?

Two psychology professors argue that “sensitive”-topics research, when approached carefully, is not necessarily more traumatic for participants than “minimal risk” studies. ... More>


Under the Skin: How Childhood Adversity Takes Its Toll

Most of us have fond memories of our childhood homes, so it’s hard to imagine the lives of less fortunate kids. But far too many youngsters spend their earliest years […]... More>


Register Now for the 2014 Psychopathy Conference

Registration is now open for the 2014 Psychopathy Conference, to be held May 7–8, 2014, in Berlin. ... More>