Concerns about replicability and openness of psychological research have led to a transformation in scientific practices and methods in recent More
A researcher looks at the interpersonal side of our tendency to avoid sunk costs.
A researcher takes a fresh look at why people often persist with an unpleasant or unprofitable endeavor because they don’t want the resources they’ve already invested to go to waste. More
Social interaction is considered to be such an important contributor to physical and mental well-being that individuals who show relatively More
A scientific analysis upends the notion that people on the political right are more biased about their ideological views than are people on the left. More
Children often show remarkable resilience, but survey data shows that repeated exposure to adversity in childhood can have a significant impacts on health and well-being later in life. More
Harry Harlow’s empirical work revolutionized the scientific understanding of the influence of social relationships in early development. More