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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>

How Collectivism Protects Against Contagious Fear

People who reported greater perceived risk of Ebola infection were more likely to report xenophobic attitudes, but feeling a sense of belonging and connection to others can mitigate this link. ... More>

Genes and the American Dream

Does a “Triple Package” of Traits Predict Success?

There’s no formula for determining professional success, but psychological scientists have identified certain factors that consistently predict job performance, prosperity, and status. ... More>