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Shakespeare’s Plays Reveal His Psychological Signature

Shakespeare's plays are characterized by a unique psychological profile that strongly identifies Shakespeare as an author of another play, researchers find.


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New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring the link between emotion regulatory flexibility and posttraumatic stress symptoms and gene-stress interactions as predictors of social anxiety and depression.

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Intrusiveness of Old Emotional Memories Can Be Reduced by Computer Game Play Procedure

Playing Tetris -- a visually-demanding computer game -- after reactivating established intrusive memories may reduce their occurrence over time.

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US Supreme Court Recognizes Role of Unconscious Bias in Disparate Treatment

Psychological science on implicit bias served as a guide for a landmark Supreme Court decision on the Fair Housing Act.

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Longer Acquaintance Levels the Romantic Playing Field

Partners who become romantically involved soon after meeting tend to be more similar in physical attractiveness than partners who get together after knowing each other for a while.

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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring partner responsiveness and cortisol over time, electrophysiological signals of recognition memory, and propranolol and loss aversion.

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Blogs By Wray Herbert

wray-herbert_headshotWray Herbert has been writing about psychology and behavioral science for many years. He has been a staff writer and editor for Science News, Psychology Today, US News & World Report, and Newsweek. He is currently a contributor to Huffington Post and Scientific American Mind. His work has also appeared in the New York Times Sunday Magazine, the Washington Post, and many other national publications.

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