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A Key Researcher Says ‘Grit’ Isn’t Ready For High-Stakes Measures

Inside the psychology of productivity

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring links between maternal insensitivity and responding in adult relationships and also task-set inertia. ... More>

Just Feeling Like Part of a Team Increases Motivation on Challenging Tasks

Small signals of collaboration can dramatically boost people’s motivation and interest in completing difficult tasks, even when working alone. ... More>

Driving in Rain, Sleet, or Snow? Cognitive Biases Worsen Winter Driving

People often lack insight when evaluating their own skills, leading many drivers to overestimate their ability to handle inclement road conditions. ... More>