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The Mixed Blessing of Workplace Friendships

Workplace friendships are associated with boosts in mood and performance, but new research suggests that these relationships can also be emotionally depleting. ... More>

Extraverted Populations Have Lower Savings Rates

Extraverted individuals are less likely to save money towards long-term goals like retirement, potentially contributing to economic instability on a national scale. ... More>

Why Men Still Edge Out Women in Tech Jobs

A new study on implicit bias reveals why leading technology companies are turning to psychological science to improve their hiring practices. ... More>

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Integrating Culture Into Psychological Research

Sonika Ung delineates the need to investigate culture within the context of an integrative theoretical model of culture, psychology, and behavior. ... More>


Remembering Janet Taylor Spence

The pioneering research of APS’s first elected president has left contemporary investigators with several key tools for measuring anxiety and attitudes about gender. Janet Taylor Spence’s colleagues remember her transformative work and her vital role in launching APS. ... More>