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Current Directions in Psychological Science

Current Directions in Psychological Science: Volume 24, Number 5

Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, publishes reviews by leading experts covering all of scientific psychology and its applications.

(Baby)Talk to Me: The Social Context of Infant-Directed Speech and Its Effects on Early Language Acquisition
Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Dilara Deniz Can, Melanie Soderstrom, and Kathy Hirsh-Pasek

Physiological Arousal and Its Dysregulation in Child Maladjustment
Angela Scarpa

Chimpanzee Cognitive Control
Michael J. Beran

Personality Traits in Childhood and Adolescence: Structure, Development, and Outcomes
Christopher J. Soto and Jennifer L. Tackett

Executive Function Development: Making Sense of the Environment to Behave Adaptively
Nicolas Chevalier

The Role of Intergroup Emotions in Political Violence
David Matsumoto, Mark G. Frank, and Hyisung C. Hwang

New Light on the Mind’s Eye: The Pupillary Light Response as Active Vision
Sebastiaan Mathôt and Stefan Van der Stigchel

The Two Settings of Kind and Wicked Learning Environments
Robin M. Hogarth, Tomás Lejarraga, and Emre Soyer

When the End Justifies the Means: Self-Defeating Behaviors as “Rational” and “Successful” Self-Regulation
Catalina Kopetz and Edward Orehek

Educating Intuition: Reducing Risky Decisions Using Fuzzy-Trace Theory
Valerie F. Reyna, Rebecca B. Weldon, and Michael McCormick

Biogenetic Explanations of Mental Disorder: The Mixed Blessings Model
Nick Haslam and Erlend P. Kvaale

Predecisional Information Distortion and the Self-Fulfilling Prophecy of Early Preferences in Choice
Michael L. DeKay

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