Press Releases

Becoming an Expert Takes More Than Practice

New research suggests that deliberate practice may not have nearly as much influence in building expertise as we thought. The findings offer a counterpoint to the famous "10,000-hour rule." ... More>


Cognitive Bias May Underlie Both Physical and Financial Health Behaviors

Poor physical health and poor financial health may be driven by the same underlying psychological factors, according to new research. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring speech perception and speech motor learning, visual binding in newly hatched chicks, and gender and sexual economics. ... More>


New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of studies exploring: effects of participating in research on non-suicidal self-injury; neural connectivity, emotional processing, and PTSD; and functional connectivity, episodic memory, and risk for psychosis. ... More>


Moral Tales With Positive Outcomes Motivate Kids to Be Honest

Moral stories praising a character’s honesty are better at getting kids to tell the truth than stories emphasizing the negative repercussions of lying, according to new research. ... More>