A comprehensive analysis shows that, despite sex differences leading up to college, men and women encounter a level playing field in most math-intensive sciences after obtaining a PhD.
Being in a position of power can fundamentally change the way you speak, altering basic acoustic properties of the voice, and other people are able to pick up on these […]... More>
Mathematically talented adolescents went on to enjoy extraordinary accomplishments and high life satisfaction at mid-life, though gender influenced how they pursued — and defined —career, family, and success.
A sample of new articles on moral behavior, time of day, and chronotype; and how spouses' personality traits can influence success in the workplace.
People can gauge the accuracy of their decisions, even if their decision making performance itself is no better than chance, a phenomenon researchers call "blind insight."
New research suggests that incongruous emotional expressions, like tears of joy, may serve a fundamental purpose, helping us to maintain emotional balance.
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Blogs By Wray Herbert
Wray 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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Hard To Think Straight: Processing Prejudice
We all have a bit of irrationality in us. Even if we think of ourselves as logical and deliberative, we still make decisions and judgments, based not entirely on the […]... More>
The Poor and the Heartless
Last year, the top 10 percent of American earners took home more than half of the country’s total income. The top 1 percent took home a fifth. That’s the greatest […]... More>