Depression May Cause Us to View Success as an Exception to the Rule
Researchers have started to link the negative outlook brought about by depression to an impaired ability to update expectations.
Delusion and the Uses of Not Being Rational
APS Fellow and Charter Member Stuart Vyse, talks about his new book “The Uses of Delusion: Why It’s Not Always Rational to Be Rational.”
Up-and-Coming Voices: Myths and Misinformation
This collection of Flash Talks from the 2021 APS Virtual Convention highlights students’ and early-career researchers’ work on misinformation and combating widely held misconceptions in psychological science and beyond.
It’s Not Just You: ‘Senior Moments’ Became More Widespread During the Pandemic
If you aren’t a senior, but still experiencing ‘senior moments,’ you are in good company, according to recent Wall Street Journal report. “Our brains are like computers with so many tabs open right now,” said Dr.
Written in the Stars: How Humans Pick Out Constellations
Around the world, people have long gazed up at the stars and found meaning in them. The Renaissance polymath Nicolaus Copernicus once wrote, “Of all things visible, the highest is the heaven of the fixed
Ships at Sea: Exploring the Mysteries of Self and Consciousness
Psychological scientists are exploring the myriad ways consciousness influences the highs and lows of human experience.