Press Releases

Intrusiveness of Old Emotional Memories Can Be Reduced by Computer Game Play Procedure

Playing Tetris -- a visually-demanding computer game -- after reactivating established intrusive memories may reduce their occurrence over time. ... More>


US Supreme Court Recognizes Role of Unconscious Bias in Disparate Treatment

Psychological science on implicit bias served as a guide for a landmark Supreme Court decision on the Fair Housing Act. ... More>


Longer Acquaintance Levels the Romantic Playing Field

Partners who become romantically involved soon after meeting tend to be more similar in physical attractiveness than partners who get together after knowing each other for a while. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring partner responsiveness and cortisol over time, electrophysiological signals of recognition memory, and propranolol and loss aversion. ... More>


Holding on to the Blues: Depressed Individuals May Fail to Decrease Sadness

Even when depressed people have the opportunity to decrease their sadness, they don’t necessarily try to do so, researchers find. ... More>