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Poverty’s Role in Intellectual Development

Poverty Dampens Genetic Influence on IQ, in the US

A new meta-analysis indicates that the influence of genes on intelligence varies according to people’s social class in the US, but not in Western Europe or Australia. ... More>


Books to Check Out

To submit a new book, email Mindware: Tools for Smart Thinking by Richard E. Nisbett; Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, August 18, 2015. The Developing Genome: An Introduction to Behavioral […]... More>

Observer Article

The ADHD Explosion

During his Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology Distinguished Scientist Award Address at the 2015 APS Annual Convention, APS Fellow Stephen P. Hinshaw of the University of California, Berkeley examined the multitude of factors that lead to the development, pathology, and stigma surrounding ADHD. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring concreteness and psychological distance in language, automatic theory of mind, and women's preferences in male facial masculinity. ... More>