New Content From Perspectives on Psychological Science
A sample of articles on college campus sexual assault, empathy, blame and retribution, implicit bias, mental health during COVID-19, security and freedom trade-off, consent, collectivist and independent values, and the quest for significance and social worth.
When “Om” Sounds Like “I’m”: Mindfulness and the Context of Self
Mindfulness, when practiced outside of the context of interdependence, may encourage people to advance personal well-being instead of prosocial goals.
A Surprising Reason Why You Should Attend Live Theater
Could attending live theater make you a more empathetic person? Researchers recently found that after one live performance, theatergoers were more empathetic toward the issues and people portrayed in a play. And that empathy made them more
New Content From Current Directions in Psychological Science
A sample of articles on motivation and mental effort, caregiving and development, neuroticism, infants’ motor-skill development, short-term memory, empathy and moral decisions, and attention.
Compassion As A Business Objective: Why It Matters And How To Cultivate It
Is being a compassionate leader good for business? Think about your career. Think about the best manager or leader you ever had. What traits come to mind when considering what made these leaders exceptional? Did
New Research in Psychological Science
A sample of research on visual illusions, the use of gestures to communicate, well-being and altruism across nations, sensory encoding, empathy, semantic similarity and attention, the neuronal processing of faces, categorical perception, and a learning disability affecting the acquisition of arithmetic skills.