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Religious Infusion Predicts Intergroup Conflict Around the World

For many, religion is central to day-to-day existence, supporting faith and spirituality and providing friendship and a sense of community. But religion can also contribute to conflict. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring shaping attention with reward, personality maturation around the world, handedness effects on learning words related to object manipulation, and trust and physical similarity. ... More>


Engaging in a Brief Cultural Activity Can Reduce Implicit Prejudice

A small cue of social connection to someone from another group — such as a shared interest — can help reduce prejudice immediately and up to six months later. ... More>


Does Our Innate Ability to Estimate Numbers Benefit From Education?

Researchers investigate whether improvements in approximate number system ability come naturally with age or whether they are the result of formal education. ... More>