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Children Learn to Take Turns for Mutual Gain

It takes children until they are about 5 years old to learn to take turns with others, while the social skill seems to elude chimpanzees of all ages. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring pupillary contagion among infants, scene integration outside awareness, and early ability as a predictor of later achievement. ... More>

Breaking Free From Bad Behaviors

In a cross-cutting theme program at the 2016 APS Annual Convention, psychological scientists shared cutting-edge research on halting and reversing destructive behavior. ... More>

Albert Bandura Receives National Medal of Science

President Obama presented eminent psychology researcher Albert Bandura with the National Medal of Science in recognition of his extraordinary contributions to science. ... More>

Withdrawn Children Show Predictable Brain Activity During Social Interactions

Findings from fMRI study provide insight into the brain activity of socially withdrawn children and could inform interventions aimed preventing anxiety disorders among children at risk. ... More>