Academic Achievement

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring: language, social categories, and sentencing decision making; genetic and environmental contributors to both math achievement and broader academic achievement; new statistical techniques for exploring links between birth order and personality… More

2017 APS Janet Taylor Spence Awards for Transformative Early Career Contributions

Research by the latest recipients of the Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early Career Contributions includes romantic relationship initiation, the psychological processes that guide moral judgment, and the link between socioeconomic inequality and children’s cognitive and brain development. This year’s recipients include Paul Eastwick, Kimberly Noble, A. Janet Tomiyama, Elliot Tucker-Drob, and Liane Young… More