New Research From Psychological Science
A sample of new research exploring the emergence of flexible communicative signals and emotion-cognition interaction in baboons.
Psychological Science Explores the Minds of Dogs
Dogs are one of the most common household pets in the world, so it’s curious that we know relatively little about their cognitive abilities when we know so much about the abilities of other types
The Science of Sameness
Mavericks are memorable, but to conform is generally the norm. Psychological studies are now exploring conformity as more than just a learned behavior, but one that involves a mix of reward and punishment processes in the brain.
The Role of Psychological Science in Studying Research Misconduct
An investigator with the US government’s Office of Research Integrity talks to the Observer about the role that behavioral science can play in understanding the root causes of transgressions in public health research.
Remembering George Mandler
A scientist who made historic contributions to the study of memory, consciousness, and emotion is remembered for his interest in the work of young researchers and his efforts to promote their work.
New Research From Clinical Psychological Science
A sample of new research exploring memory recall as an emotion regulation strategy for depression, the impact of alcohol on couples’ interactions, and cognitive profiling of autism spectrum disorder and ADHD.