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Benefitting from Nepotism Carries Hidden Costs

Regardless of their qualifications for the job, those perceived as benefiting from nepotism were perceived as less competent than other new hires. ... More>


Who Are You? Identity and Dementia


Who Are You? Identity and Dementia

Phineas Gage is arguably the most famous case study in the history of neuroscience. Gage was a railroad worker who in the autumn of 1848 was helping to prepare a […]... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: heuristics and intertemporal choices; dissociation between written and spoken language; and vocal signals used to evaluate job candidates. ... More>


Driving Under the Influence of Friends is Risky for Teens

Teen drivers are far more reckless behind the wheel when driving with peers, suggesting that passengers’ attitudes can profoundly affect drivers' risk-taking behavior. ... More>