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Uncovering the Extravert Advantage

A new study pinpoints one specific behavior that helps extraverts excel at building social bonds. ... More>

Safe Crossings: The Power of Eye Contact

Considerable research has underscored the powerful effects of eye contact in social interactions, and new research suggests that these effects may extend to the road. ... More>

Feeling Like a Fraud on the Job

Most people advance through their careers with legitimate training, yet scientists have found certain personality traits leave some capable people feeling ill-qualified for their jobs. ... More>

New Research From Clinical Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: pain, sleep, and internalizing symptoms; homesickness as mini-grief; interactions between memory and perception in development; and links between social support, SES, and inflammatory reactivity. ... More>

Understanding Others’ Thoughts Enables Young Kids to Lie

Kids who are taught to reason about the mental states of others are more likely to use deception to win a reward than those who don't receive theory-of-mind training. ... More>