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The Roots of Religion

Belgian psychological scientist Vassilis Saroglou has identified two personality traits that shape our religiosity. He and other researchers explain the psychological and cultural foundations of spiritual beliefs and practices. ... More>


Working With Jerks Could Be Screwing Up Your Relationships


Observer Article

The Parenting Trap

Young children experiment and learn about the world in a manner more typically associated with scientists, as APS Fellow Alison Gopnik has shown in experiments. But those abilities are largely thwarted by the modern approach to parenting, she says. ... More>


How Rude Co-Workers Can Mess Up Your Marriage

Workers who experience incivility on the job end up expressing more aggression towards their spouses at home. ... More>


Diversifying Science to Represent Diverse Populations

A special series in Clinical Psychological Science highlights the importance of broadening the traditional scope of clinical science research so that it addresses the needs and concerns of diverse populations. ... More>