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Early Attachment and Culture Affect Responses to Ostracism

In a recent study, researchers explored why people find it difficult to be excluded from a group as well as how culture and attachment affect those feelings. ... More>

Other People Are Less Attention-Grabbing to the Wealthy

Findings from a series of three studies suggest that the degree to which other people divert your attention may depend on your social class. ... More>

Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Featured articles: “The Marriage of Relationship Science and Evolutionary Psychology” and “Simulating Cultural Evolution” ... More>

Cover Story

Robots for Research

This is a photo of the cover of the October Observer.

Childlike robots are increasingly at the center of a unique form of integrative science, bringing together experts in robotics, neuroscience, linguistics, and child development. ... More>

Observer Article

The Roots of Religion

Belgian psychological scientist Vassilis Saroglou has identified two personality traits that shape our religiosity. He and other researchers explain the psychological and cultural foundations of spiritual beliefs and practices. ... More>