Press Releases

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: folk explanations of behavior; exposure to collective trauma and responses to acute stress; and dual-hormone changes and bargaining performance. ... More>


Hiding Your True Colors May Make You Feel Morally Tainted

Our drive for authenticity may be so fundamental that we actually feel immoral and impure when we violate our true sense of self. ... More>


Imagination Beats Practice in Boosting Visual Search Performance

Practice may not make perfect, but visualization might. People who imagined a visual target were faster at finding it in a display than those who did an actual practice run. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: toddlers' inferences about culpability; psychological and physical well-being of children of parents with HIV; and suppression-induced forgetting across tasks. ... More>


Children Exposed to Multiple Languages May Be Better Natural Communicators

Children from multilingual environments are better at interpreting a speaker’s meaning than children who are exposed only to their native tongue, researchers find. ... More>