Psychological Science in the Public Interest

Increasing Vaccination: Putting Psychological Science Into Action

Psychological Science in the Public Interest (Volume 18, Number 3) Read the Full Text (PDF, HTML) Faced with outbreaks of influenza and other vaccine-preventable diseases, parents, educators, healthcare providers, and policymakers around the world often want to know how to persuade people to get their vaccinations. A comprehensive review of More

Do “Brain-Training” Programs Work?

Psychological Science in the Public Interest (Volume 17, Number 3) Read the Full Text (PDF, HTML) Feel like your concentration is slipping? Want to shore up your problem-solving skills? Interested in preventing general age-related cognitive decline? If this describes you, then the brain-training industry has a solution . . . More

Sexual Orientation, Controversy, and Science

Psychological Science in the Public Interest (Volume 17, Number 2) Read the Full Text (PDF, HTML) Over the last 50 years, political rights for lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) individuals have significantly broadened in some countries, while they have narrowed in others. In many parts of the world, political and More