Press Releases

Classifying Cognitive Style Across Disciplines

Various fields have developed diverse approaches to understanding the way people process information.  A new report from psychological scientists aims to integrate approaches across disciplines by offering a new, integrated framework of cognitive styles that bridges different terminologies, concepts, and approaches. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring distortions in feature binding after eye movements, facial movements that camouflage signals from face morphology, and positive affect and cognitive control. ... More>


Uncovering a New Angle on Mental Distance

Why does the second hour of a journey seem shorter than the first? Research suggests that the answer lies in how we’re physically oriented in space. ... More>


Thinking About a Majority-Minority Shift Leads to More Conservative Views

Facing the prospect of racial minority groups becoming the overall majority in the United States leads White Americans to lean more toward the conservative end of the political spectrum. ... More>


Exploring the Genetics of “I’ll Do It Tomorrow”

Procrastination and impulsivity are genetically linked, suggesting that the two traits stem from similar evolutionary origins related to our ability to pursue and juggle goals. ... More>