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Going the Distance: Babies Reach Farther With Adults Around

Eight-month-old infants are much more likely to reach towards distant toys when an adult is present than when they are by themselves, two studies show. ... More>

18th European Conference on Developmental Psychology

The 18th European Association of Developmental Psychology (EADP) biennial conference will take place at Dom Church and Dom Square in Utrecht, the Netherlands, from August 29 to September 1, 2017, […]... More>

How Jerome Bruner Transformed Psychological Science

Legendary APS William James Fellow Jerome Bruner, known for his groundbreaking contributions to cognitive, educational, and perceptual psychology, passed away at the age of 100 on June 5, 2016. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring the development of model-based reinforcement learning, causality and illusory motion perception, and links between mental state and associative activation. ... More>

Quick Thinking and Feeling Healthy Predict Longer Life

Medical conditions and unhealthy behaviors are known risk factors for early death, but a longitudinal study indicates that certain psychological factors are even stronger predictors of how long we’ll live. ... More>