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What 60 Years of Research Has Taught Us About Willpower


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring cerebellar activation and schizophrenia; working memory, decision making, and externalizing behaviors; and reward processing in children of depressed parents. ... More>


The Coattails Phenomenon: Getting Character From Others

My high school classmate Tom Gordon was everyone’s choice for least-likely-to-succeed. He drank too much and drove too fast, and got busted for petty theft again and again. He skipped […]... More>


Why Do We Have Religion Anyway?

The vast majority of the world’s 7 billion people practice some kind of religion, ranging from massive worldwide churches to obscure spiritual traditions and local sects. Nobody really knows how […]... More>


Motivational Success

Ruth Kanfer’s research examines the role of motivation, personality, emotion, and self-regulation in training, performance, and work transitions across the lifespan. Her work investigates the structure and influence of motivational […]... More>