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Research for Real Life

At a symposium on findings from the journal Psychological Science in the Public Interest — a publication tailored for relevance to the general public — Patrick Corrigan shows that society may be able to combat prejudice by promoting the everyday stories of people with mental illness. Maria Kozhevnikov details a taxonomy designed to standardize applied research on cognitive styles. ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: toddlers' inferences about culpability; psychological and physical well-being of children of parents with HIV; and suppression-induced forgetting across tasks. ... More>

Is Obesity a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy?

Is Obesity a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy?

There are lots of people of normal, healthy weight who, when they look in the mirror, see a fat person. Many of them know that their perceptions are skewed, because […]... More>

“I Will Listen”: How Social Media Can Diminish the Stigma of Mental Illness