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Selective Media Coverage May Cause Us to Forget Certain Health Facts

The health facts presented by mass media in the midst of a disease outbreak may influence what we remember, and what we forget, about the disease. ... More>

Older Beats Younger When It Comes to Correcting Mistakes

Findings from a new study challenge the notion that older adults always lag behind their younger counterparts when it comes to learning new things. ... More>

New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring new methods for suicide surveillance, cognitive bias in pathological health anxiety, and long-term impacts of resolved PTSD. ... More>

When Decisions Satisfy, and When They Upset

A growing body of research suggests that people tend to be more satisfied after making unalterable decisions rather than those they can undo. ... More>

How Being Laid Off Affects Your Job Prospects

A new study identifies one factor that may lead employers to view laid-off professionals with skepticism, even though they’re unemployed through no fault of their own. ... More>