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The Lasting Power of Patience

Longitudinal data collected from thousands of participants from New Zealand and the United Kingdom show that childhood measures of self-discipline predict everything from personal income to the pace of physiological aging in adulthood, APS Fellow Terrie E. Moffitt reports. ... More>


Q&A: Research on Educational Apps

Researchers answer questions about their recent PSPI report on evaluating educational apps. ... More>


Workplace Support Helps Parents Make More Time for Their Kids

Employees who took part in a work-life balance program ended up spending significantly more time with their kids without a decline in productivity or hours worked. ... More>


Teen Brains Shift Gears on Risk with Mom Watching

Neuroimaging data from teen drivers finds that risky behavior is less rewarding and brain areas related to self-control become more active when mothers are present. ... More>


Science of Learning Can Help Parents, Developers Grade Educational Apps

A new report integrates research from many scientific disciplines to provide an evidence-based guide that parents, educators, and app designers alike can use to evaluate the quality of so-called “educational” apps. ... More>