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Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Featured Articles: “Is It Always Wrong to Be Right?” and “What Explains the Home-Field Advantage?” ... More>


Making Room for Wonder in Children’s Lives


Got a Dollar? You May Be Happier if You Spend it on Someone Else

A boost to income can increase happiness to a certain degree, but accumulating research suggests how you spend your money may be equally important as the amount you have. ... More>


Observation

Well-Being May Influence Altruism

Exceptionally altruistic acts — such as donating a kidney to a stranger — are more common in areas where people report higher levels of well-being, according to a study led by Georgetown University researchers. ... More>


A Happy Life May Not Be a Meaningful Life