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Early Attachment and Culture Affect Responses to Ostracism

In a recent study, researchers explored why people find it difficult to be excluded from a group as well as how culture and attachment affect those feelings. ... More>

Motivating Eco-Friendly Behaviors Depends on Cultural Values

Concern about environmental issues doesn't necessarily lead to environmental action in societies that have more collectivistic values, researchers find. ... More>

Observer Article

Diversity as a Must-Have Feature of Science

The science of diversity can’t be a specialty — it must be fully integrated throughout psychological research, says Enrique W. Neblett, Jr. The clinical scientist was joined by APS Board Member Michelle R. “Mikki” Hebl, APS Fellow Joseph P. Gone, and developmental psychologist Lisa M. Diamond to share how researchers are injecting ethnic, gender, and sexual-identity perspectives into their studies. ... More>

Seeing Isn’t Required to Gesture Like a Native Speaker

A new study including blind and sighted participants suggests that gestural variations across languages do not emerge from watching other speakers make the gestures, but from learning the language itself. ... More>


Books to Check Out: February 2016

Moral Disengagement: How People Do Harm and Live With Themselves by Albert Bandura; Worth Publishers, December 25, 2015. Minority and Cross-Cultural Aspects of Neuropsychological Assessment: Enduring and Emerging Trends, 2nd […]... More>