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Transgender Kids Show Consistent Gender Identity Across Measures

A study with 32 transgender children, ages 5 to 12, indicates that their gender identity is deeply held and not the result of confusion or pretense. ... More>


Researchers Investigate Why Cyclists Run Red Lights

Analysis of video from urban intersections reveals several psychological factors that lead bicyclists to ride through red traffic signals. ... More>


In Charge, and Sounding the Part


It Pays to Have an Eye for Emotions

A new study finds a link between workers’ ability to recognize emotions and their annual salaries. ... More>


The High Costs of Status Seeking

It’s well known that income inequality leads to all sorts of social problems. The bigger the gap between the affluent and the poor, the higher the rates of homicide, teenage […]... More>