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Real-time data collected from nearly 30,000 participants finds that people are much more motivated to take on tedious tasks when they’re in good mood. ... More>
In various experiments, APS Fellow Laura L. Carstensen and colleagues have demonstrated that people’s preferences for deepening relationships and avoiding risks intensify as their time horizons shorten. Carstensen joined APS Fellows Daniel L. Schacter and Dan P. McAdams and others to talk about time perception through the perspectives of cognitive, social, and developmental sciences. ... More>
Most working adults feel crunched for time, but new research demonstrates that using a “mental contrasting” strategy can help make time management more manageable. ... More>
In a cross-cutting theme program, "The Meaning of Time," at the 2016 APS Annual Convention, psychological scientists shared research on the ways humans think about the past, present, and future. ... More>