Press Releases

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring practice and music ability, sensorimotor experience and holistic processing, and signal detection theory as a framework for optimal decision making. ... More>


Group Identity Emphasized More by Those Who Just Make the Cut

Marginal members of a high-status or well-esteemed group tend to emphasize their group membership more than those who are squarely entrenched in the group. ... More>


Anticipating Experience-Based Purchases More Enjoyable Than Material Ones

We're told to focus discretionary spending on trips over TVs, since experiences typically bring greater enjoyment than do material goods. This enjoyment may begin before we even buy, researchers find. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring emotion-network density and depression, facial dimorphism and autism, and self-control repair in addiction and related disorders. ... More>


Children’s Drawings May Indicate Later Intelligence

Data collected from 15,000 children suggest that how children draw a child when they're 4 years old may indicate their intelligence a full 10 years later at age 14. ... More>