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The ‘Rocky’ in Relationships

In 2008, a massive earthquake shook the Chinese province of Sichuan. Measuring 8.0, the quake killed more than 69,000, injured countless more, and left 4.8 million homeless. The Chinese government […]... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: conformity and judgment; cognitive processing in bilingual speakers; and shifts from sadness to anxiety following the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut. ... More>


Bystander Effect Also Found Among Five-Year-Olds


Red Sneakers and Sweatshirts: The Surprising Upside Of Standing Out


Children Less Likely to Come to the Rescue When Others Are Available

Young children are less likely to help a person in need when other children are present and available to help, indicating that the "bystander effect" isn't limited to adults. ... More>