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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>


Childhood Poverty Linked With Worse Mental Health in Emerging Adulthood

About 1 in 4 children in the U.S. grow up in poverty. What does this mean for mental health outcomes when these children enter their teens and early 20s? ... More>


Peltzman Effect as a Potential Obstacle to Pedestrian Safety Policy

This study examined whether the Peltzman effect was a reliable predictor of risky behavior at crosswalks. Pedestrians were observed at marked and unmarked crosswalks at a university campus in order […] More>


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Financial Decision Making and the Aging Brain

Many of the most influential financial decision makers in our society from business to politics happen to be middle-aged. The average age of Fortune 500 chief executive officers and chief financial officers is around the mid-fifties. Historically, the average appointment age of Federal Reserve Chairs and National Economic Council Directors is also in the fifties. ... More>