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Understanding Others’ Thoughts Enables Young Kids to Lie

Kids who are taught to reason about the mental states of others are more likely to use deception to win a reward than those who don't receive theory-of-mind training. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring kinesthetic working memory, prenatal development and social trust in adolescence and adulthood, and implicit social biases in individuals with autism. ... More>

Redesigning and Enhancing the ‘Jigsaw Classroom’ Website

APS Fellow Scott Plous (Wesleyan University) received a grant from the APS Teaching Fund to make the Jigsaw Classroom website more accessible. ... More>

Stress Affects How Men and Women Provide Support to Partners

Both men and women are good at providing support to their partners, but women tend to show more positive support under stressful situations, researchers find. ... More>

Can Envy Be Good for You?