Scientists from around the world, including APS Board Member Stacey Sinclair, discuss their research on the origins, varieties, and consequences of loneliness. … More
A sample of new research exploring the social effects of gossiping about deviance, sex differences in kids’ use of spatial language, and sample-size planning for accurate statistical power… More
Social scientists outline the affective, social, and environmental cues that promote social coordination among individuals, teams, and entire societies… More
New research shows that a person’s social class is communicated in very brief interactions and maybe even in a few words… More
Studies dating back to the 1940s have shown that the temperature can shape emotions and perception… More
New research suggests that asking more questions—and in particular, asking more follow-up questions—increases people’s positive impressions.