Press Releases

Look Into My Pupils: Pupil Mimicry May Lead to Increased Trust

People often mimic each other’s facial expressions without knowing it, but new research shows that they also mimic the size of other people’s pupils, which can lead to increased trust. ... More>


New Research in Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring genes and executive function in childhood, sex differences in aggression, and hormones and women's clothing choices. ... More>


Illuminating Mechanisms of Repetitive Thinking

A special series in Clinical Psychological Science explores how our ability to engage in mental time travel can have detrimental consequences when it becomes repetitive and uncontrolled. ... More>


At What Age Does Hard Work Add a Shine to Lousy Prizes?

Putting in a lot of effort to earn a reward makes unappealing prizes more attractive to kindergarteners, but not to preschoolers, new findings show. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring physical instability and relationship quality, culture and search decision, and effects of oxytocin for anxious and avoidantly attached individuals. ... More>