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New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring timing of component processes in word recognition and impact of diet on spatial learning and performance in rats. ... More>

Teens’ Cellphone Use Mirrors Their Offline Lives

Parents’ fears about their teenagers’ heavy use of cell phones and social media may be exaggerated, according to a new report from researchers at Duke University. ... More>

A “Council of Psychological Science Advisors” Tackles Pressing Policy Issues

A special section underscores how findings from behavioral science can provide actionable policy solutions to some of the most urgent issues facing American society today. ... More>

Information Is Contagious Among Social Connections

Computer modeling research sheds light on behavior “contagion” in large groups, showing that the memory of one individual can indirectly influence that of another via shared social connections. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

New studies explore literacy development in children at risk for dyslexia and links between women's appearance-related preferences and hormones, and a study on emotion and color perception is retracted. ... More>