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Presidential Column

Psychological Science and Viewpoint Diversity

Psychological science as a field has been focusing on expanding the racial, cultural, and gender mix of researchers. In a guest Presidential Column, APS Fellows Jonathan Haidt and Lee Jussim voice their opinions on what other kinds of diversity are important for the field to pursue. ... More>


Older Adults Are Bigger Risk Takers in High-Poverty Countries

Data from 77 countries suggest that people’s propensity to take physical, social, legal, or financial risks decreases as they age, but not in countries with high levels of economic hardship. ... More>


Plight of the Funny Female


Boys and Girls, Constrained by Toys and Costumes


Stress Affects How Men and Women Provide Support to Partners

Both men and women are good at providing support to their partners, but women tend to show more positive support under stressful situations, researchers find. ... More>