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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>


Memory Research Offers Clues to Preventing Human Error

New research looking at multitasking and memory in air traffic controllers finds potential solutions for reducing human error in fast-paced workplaces. ... More>


Better Teamwork Comes From Facing Challenges

Working through challenges may improve teamwork by encouraging people to become more flexible and adaptable in the ways they work together. ... More>