New Research From Psychological Science
A sample of research exploring how trait anxiety relates to attention, how choosing different career paths may shape personality development, and how attentional selection contributes to risky decision making.
Solving 21st-Century Problems Requires Skills That Few Are Trained In, Scientists Find
Tackling modern problems requires individuals who have the unique social and cognitive skills that allow for collaborative problem solving, say authors of a new report in Psychological Science in the Public Interest.
Attending the “Best” High School May Yield Benefits and Risks for Students
Data collected over a 50-year span suggests that selective schools aren’t uniformly beneficial to students’ educational and professional outcomes in the following decades.
National Academies Release New Consensus Report on How People Learn
The National Academy of Sciences Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences and Board on Science Education have released a consensus report on new advances in the science of learning.
The Psychological Science of Studying, Learning, and Teaching
Research published in APS journals shows some of the strategies and traits associated with student success.
A Call for the Positive: Why Young Psychological Scientists Should Take Positive Psychology Seriously
Although there are benefits to studying the faults in airplanes that cause crashes, would it not be better to study the mechanisms that allow flight?