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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring young children's metacognition in the numerical domain and rational economic behavior in a sample of Japanese participants. ... More>


Seeing More Blacks in Prison Increases Support for Policies that Exacerbate Inequality

Informing the public about African Americans’ disproportionate incarceration rate may actually bolster support for punitive policies that perpetuate inequality. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new studies exploring asymmetry in frontal brain activation and sensitivity to developmental context, and the influence of mental representations on hand movements. ... More>


Research Reveals Pervasive Implicit Hierarchies for Race, Religion, and Age

Besides evaluating their own race and religion most favorably, people share implicit hierarchies for racial, religious, and age groups that may differ from their conscious beliefs. ... More>


Preschoolers With Special Needs Benefit From Peers’ Strong Language Skills

Peers can impact a child’s language abilities, data suggest: Peers with strong language skills can boost their classmates’ abilities, while peers with weak skills may hold them back. ... More>