Myths About Abortion and Women’s Mental Health Are Widespread, Experts Say
It’s an unfounded message experts say is repeated again and again: Having an abortion may damage a woman’s mental health, perhaps for years. “There’s so much misinformation, so many myths about abortion. Abortion will lead
New Research in Psychological Science
A sample of research on working memory, counter-argumentation strategies, attitudes toward political opponents, students returning to school from juvenile detention, natural disasters and relationship satisfaction, racial labels and their implications, and how a sugar tax can decrease sugary-drink buying.
The COVID Communication Breakdown
On paper, the U.S. federal government was well prepared for COVID-19. Personnel tasked with emergency preparedness held posts at the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the National Security Council. The executive branch
The ‘Psychology of Regret’ Helps Explain Why Vaccine Mandates Work
The official U.S. approval of a coronavirus vaccine for elementary school students removes one of the last barriers to ending the pandemic, but it’s obvious that a significant portion of the country will never fully embrace vaccination.
How Some Working, Single Moms Manage To Exercise
For the study, researchers followed more than 100 working, single mothers over a week and examined how their mindsets while balancing work and family tasks affected the likelihood of exhibiting healthy behaviors during their downtime.
Decision Fatigue: Why It’s So hard to Make Up Your Mind These Days, and How to Make It Easier
From the moment we wake up each day, we’re faced with a continuous stream of choices. Many are minor (which route to take to work), others are major (whether to accept a new job) and