Conflict Resolution

Early Attachment May Affect Our Ability to Resolve Conflict in Relationships

Scientific American: Many relationship experts say it’s not the fights that matter so much as the making up post-fight. Well a long-term study found that attachment to our caregivers during infancy can predict an ability for resolving an argument later in life. Scientists out of the University of Minnesota have More

How Couples Recover After an Argument Stems From Their Infant Relationships

When studying relationships, psychological scientists have often focused on how couples fight. But how they recover from a fight is important, too. According to a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, couples’ abilities to bounce back from conflict may depend on what More

Peace in the Middle East May Be Impossible

16th Annual Convention William James Fellow Award Address Lee D. Ross presents his William James Fellow Award Address at the APS Annual Convention. “[Social scientists] haven’t gone as far as we should go in proving that our research is useful,” Ross said. Ever notice that when you’re driving you hate More