Recent highlights from APS journals articles on assessing allegations of harm, relationship well-being surrounding infidelity, the link between sleep and aggression, and much more.
New Research From Clinical Psychological Science
A sample of research on threat expectancy, improving treatment outcomes for PTSD, the correlation between mood and executive function, COVID-19 and mental health, and much more.
Four Scholars Pursue Diverse Research Through Cattell Sabbatical Awards
Kenneth Bollen, Jessica Cantlon, Kevin Myers, and Kristin Shutts will extend their sabbatical research in topics ranging from primate cognition to food insecurity.
‘They Want Toys to Get Their Children Into Harvard’: Have We Been Getting Playthings All Wrong?
The week my eldest son finished nursery, I decided to clear out the playroom where he had spent much of his young life forming bonds with inanimate objects. Toys had kept him company whenever other duties or
To Get Kids Into Science, Just Do It
Developmental psychologists have long noted that very small children think a lot like scientists. Anybody who has spent time with a 2-year-old has witnessed their insatiable curiosity and constant experiments. Yet by the time most
Children, Creativity, and the Real Key to Intelligence
APS President Alison Gopnik writes that the contrast between the reasoning of creative 4-year-olds and predictable artificial intelligence may be a key to understanding how human intelligence works.