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Signature Honesty

Work by a team of psychological scientists demonstrated a cheap and effective way to cut down on errors and cheating among vendors working for the US federal government. ... More>


Proposed ‘Common Rule’ Changes Clarify Requirements for Social, Behavioral Research

A proposed overhaul to U.S. rules on human-subjects research includes some modernized standards for social and behavioral science. ... More>

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>