Behavioral Research

Here’s the simple strategy extroverts use to win people over

Business Insider: Scientists as well as laypeople have long known that extroverts tend to do a better job of connecting with other people, especially when they first meet them. Yet until recently, no one’s been able to pinpoint what exactly extroverts do that helps them build strong social ties. Now, new More

6th International Congress on Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection Biennial Meeting

The 6th International Congress on Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection Biennial Meeting, hosted by the International Society on Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection (ISIPAR), will take place from June 7–10, 2016, in Madrid, Spain. This Congress will provide an opportunity to evaluate what ISIPAR has accomplished and to also define goals for the next decade More

DARPA Seeks Information on Experimental Falsifiability

Psychological scientists have called for an increased focus on replication to strengthen the reproducibility of scientific research. Now, other groups are beginning to follow suit: The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), best known for developing emerging technologies for the military, has taken an interest in evaluating research in the More

A Milestone in Federally Funded Behavioral Science

In the United States, medicine functions too much like a “repair shop,” believes David R. Williams of Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health: People only seek medical advice when something goes wrong. This dysfunctional approach may explain why the United States shells out 50% of the world’s health More