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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

Aimed at integrating cutting-edge psychological science into the classroom, Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science offers advice and how-to guidance about teaching a particular area of research or topic in […]... More>

Observer Article

On One’s Own Time

This is a photo of APS Fellow Laura L. Carstensen.

In various experiments, APS Fellow Laura L. Carstensen and colleagues have demonstrated that people’s preferences for deepening relationships and avoiding risks intensify as their time horizons shorten. Carstensen joined APS Fellows Daniel L. Schacter and Dan P. McAdams and others to talk about time perception through the perspectives of cognitive, social, and developmental sciences. ... More>

Kelly McGonigal: Teaching the Values of Psychological Science

Recorded in May 2016 at the 28th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science in Chicago, Illinois.... More>

When Looking Like a Leader Derails the Group

Experiments show that people who display the powerful, confident body language associated with leadership tend to dominate decision making—even when their ideas were entirely incorrect. ... More>