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Teens’ Cellphone Use Mirrors Their Offline Lives

Parents’ fears about their teenagers’ heavy use of cell phones and social media may be exaggerated, according to a new report from researchers at Duke University. ... More>


A “Council of Psychological Science Advisers” Tackles Pressing Policy Issues

A special section underscores how findings from behavioral science can provide actionable policy solutions to some of the most urgent issues facing American society today. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: pain, sleep, and internalizing symptoms; homesickness as mini-grief; interactions between memory and perception in development; and links between social support, SES, and inflammatory reactivity. ... More>


Waking Up to Dangers of Drowsy Driving

The link between quality sleep and driving safety is so strong that people’s everyday bedtime routines can be used to predict their likelihood of car crashes. ... More>


Observer Article

A Milestone in Federally Funded Behavioral Science

A special symposium celebrated the 20th anniversary of the US National Institutes of Health’s Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research. ... More>