The case for buying kids audiobooks this holiday season
Giving kids books as presents always feels good. It might not elicit the joy that a new gadget might, but there is comfort to knowing that what you are giving is unambiguously good for them
The Cognitive Advantages of Growing Older
If, like me, you’re on the wrong side of sixty, you’ve probably noticed those increasingly frequent and sinister “senior moments.” What was I looking for when I came into the kitchen? Did I already take
Bringing Up Baby
Bababababa, dadadadada, ahgagaga. Got that? Babies are speaking to us all the time, but most of us have no clue what they’re saying. To us non-babies, it all sounds like charming, mysterious, gobbledegook. To researchers
New Research From Clinical Psychological Science
A sample of research articles exploring psychopathy and interpersonal distance, negative urgency and emotion regulation, and maternal psychosocial risk profiles in pregnancy.
A leading genetic expert tackles the nature vs. nurture debate
Robert Plomin is no stranger to controversy. It comes with the territory, he tells me, for someone who has spent over four decades studying the role genetics play in making us who we are. That
2019 William James Fellow Award Goes to Phelps, Gilbert, Nadel, Werker
APS Past President Elizabeth A. Phelps, along with Daniel T. Gilbert, Lynn Nadel, and Janet F. Werker, are recognized for lifetime achievement in the basic science of psychology.