The Dry January Effect
Bottoms down: It’s Dry January. For Heather Molnar that means holding the gin in her gin and tonic for the rest of the month and substituting that end-of-day glass of wine with kombucha. “I like
How to Crush Your Habits in the New Year With the Help of Science
It’s the shiniest time of year: that hopeful period when we imagine how remarkable — how fit and kind, how fiscally responsible — our future selves could be. And while you may think “new year
Visualizing Specific Impacts of Climate Change Could Change Behavior
Many people view climate change as a distant, abstract threat. But having them imagine the tangible consequences of resulting droughts or floods may help shift this perception and encourage proenvironmental behavior, a new study suggests.
New Research From Psychological Science
A sample of research exploring advice giving and motivation, mechanisms underlying face and expression processing impairments in autism, and visual perception in peripersonal space.
Why It’s So Challenging to Keep Things the Same
A particular challenge to maintaining the status quo may be inherent in how our brain functions.
Firm Foundations II
Building on a feature story from the January issue, scientists contribute additional opinions on the most replicated discoveries in psychological science.