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Notable & Quotable: What About Political Diversity?


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Talkin’ About Your Generation

Scientists have long debated how economic and societal trends, such as the Great Depression or the 1960s counterculture movement, influence personality development. But using novel ways to analyze data across time, psychological researchers have identified specific attributes — like empathy and incivility — that are more prevalent in some birth cohorts than in others. ... More>


Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Featured articles: “How Mindfulness Works” and “Happy Marriages and Healthy Bodies” ... More>


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Books to Check Out: January 2015

To submit a new book, email apsobserver@psychologicalscience.org. The Social Psychology of Disability by Dana S. Dunn; Oxford University Press, December 10, 2014. Understanding Adolescents for Helping Professionals by Avidan Milevsky; […]... More>


Drinking Socially Makes it Harder to Tell When You’re Too Drunk to Drive

A new study finds that drinking with others may make it harder for drivers to judge their level of intoxication and impairment behind the wheel. ... More>