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APS Award Address

APS Fellow and Charter Member Earl Hunt says that IQ and GDP are linked, but there's more to the story.... More>


Upper-Class People Have Trouble Recognizing Others’ Emotions

Upper-class people have more educational opportunities, greater financial security, and better job prospects than people from lower social classes, but that doesn't mean they're more skilled at everything. A new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, finds surprisingly, that lower-class people are better at reading the emotions of others.... More>


Your Mom was Wrong: Horseplay is an Important Part of Development

Playground roughhousing has long been a tradition of children and adolescents, much to the chagrin of several generations of parents who worry that their child will be hurt or worse, […]... More>