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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>

Observer Article

Lilienfeld Plans New Features for Clinical Psychological Science

Letters to the Editor, book reviews, and commentaries are among the new features that APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Scott O. Lilienfeld plans to introduce to Clinical Psychological Science as the journal’s new Editor. ... More>

People Prefer Hiring “Naturals” Over Hardworking “Strivers”

Even when candidates were equally qualified, people judged individuals with “natural” talent as more hirable and successful than hardworking “strivers.” ... More>

New evidence-based policy team in Washington, DC hiring psychological scientists

A new scientific team in the Executive Office of the Mayor of Washington, DC is hiring psychological scientists, data scientists, and others, with a September 19 deadline. This new team, […]... More>

Cover Story

Here, There, Everywhere

Psychological scientists have built thriving research careers outside the traditional boundaries of university psychology and behavioral science departments, including dentistry, optometry, engineering, music, fashion, and even physics. In a special feature, some of these researchers discuss their unconventional academic career paths and the scientific perspectives they bring to these various fields. ... More>