Up-and-Coming Voices: The Science of Creativity
Previews of relevant research by students and early-career scientists.
Communicating Psychological Science: Engaging the Youngest of Audiences
It’s much harder to share the science with younger children than adolescents and teenagers, whose brains can handle more detailed and complex ideas. But, although the youngest audiences may not be receptive to research, they can be reached in various other ways.
‘The Strength of Weak Ties’ Then and Now, Show Me Your Kale-Face, R.I.P. to Labels ‘Millennial’ and ‘Gen Z,’ and More
Oh, kale no! When I (Evan) was a kid, about five or so, I loved Popeye—the cartoon sailor man with ridiculously large forearms and a passion for spinach. In a violation of unspoken kid law
What’s the Right Age to Get a Smartphone?
It is a very modern dilemma. Should you hand your child a smartphone, or keep them away from the devices as long as possible? As a parent, you’d be forgiven for thinking of a smartphone
Don’t Teach Your Kids to Fear the World
If you are a parent, your greatest fear in life is likely something happening to one of your kids. According to one 2018 poll from OnePoll and the Lice Clinics of America (not my usual
New Research in Psychological Science
A sample of research on racism, well-being in childhood and adult health, cultural differences in delayed gratification, problem solving in animals, and much more.