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New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: pain, sleep, and internalizing symptoms; homesickness as mini-grief; interactions between memory and perception in development; and links between social support, SES, and inflammatory reactivity. ... More>

Cover Story

Reaching Citizens Through Science

An Executive Order from President Obama represents a watershed event for psychological science and related disciplines. Under the directive, behavioral researchers will be at the forefront of helping policymakers test strategies aimed at persuading Americans to save for retirement, conserve energy, and much more. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring mother-infant vocalizations across cultures, a difference-education intervention for college students, and crowding in visual working memory. ... More>

Observer Article

How Poverty Affects the Brain and Behavior

Living in poverty can impede an individual’s cognitive development, executive functioning, and attention. At the inaugural International Convention of Psychological Science, a panel of scientists including APS William James Fellow Martha J. Farah and APS Fellow Eldar Shafir discussed the long-term cognitive and behavioral outcomes of growing up poor. ... More>

Rich people, surrounded by other rich people, think America is richer than it really is