U.S. Kids Are Falling Behind Global Competition, but Brain Science Shows How to Catch Up
On vital measures that predict later success in school and life, small children in the U.S. do worse than kids in comparable countries. This distressing information comes from an Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) study of
Science Shows How to Protect Kids’ Mental Health, but It’s Being Ignored
Young people in the United States are experiencing a mental health crisis. Warnings from the surgeon general, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Psychological Association and other prominent organizations, as well as regular news reports, highlight
New Research in Psychological Science
A sample of research on how people view themselves and integrate others’ feedback, similarity reasoning in children, advice from top performers, science learning, working memory distortions, memory updating, motor coordination, and perceptions of authenticity.
Collected Research by Asian American and Pacific Islander Psychological Scientists
Research by psychological scientists Serena Chen, Stephen Chen, Angela Duckworth, and Jackson Lu.
Few Transgender Children Change Their Minds After 5 Years, Study Finds
Young children who transition to a new gender with social changes — taking on new names, pronouns, haircuts and clothing — are likely to continue identifying as that gender five years later, according to a report published
National Academy of Sciences Elects Four APS Fellows
New NAS members in 2022 include APS Fellows Robert A. Bjork, Alice H. Eagly, Megan R. Gunnar, and Roberta L. Klatzky.