New Content From Perspectives on Psychological Science
A sample of articles on mind wandering, the implicit association test (IAT), mystical experiences, theory of mind, and health.
Want Healthier Americans? Shift the Focus From “Personal Choice”
Popular narratives centering on “free choice” and “personal responsibility” might contribute to high rates of ill health and poor well-being in the United States, suggests a recent article in Perspectives on Psychological Science. The authors, Cayce J. Hook and APS Fellow Hazel
New Content From Current Directions in Psychological Science
A sample of articles on intelligence and mental speed, the link between sexualization and objectification, socioeconomic disparities in education, education and reasoning ability, the connection between social status and health, collective emotions, and the risk for depression.
Juvenile Justice – Moving From Punishment to Hope and Healing
Every year in the United States, nearly 250,000 youths are tried, sentenced, or incarcerated as adults. Though the age limit for juvenile court varies from state to state, the cutoff age in most jurisdictions is 18. Frankie Guzman, a lawyer at the National
The Surprising Science Behind Why People Underestimate Their Lifespans
When it comes to planning for retirement, and choosing when to start claiming Social Security benefits, one of the key inputs into our decisions is how long we expect to live. Seniors can choose when
NIH Delays Some Clinical Trials Requirements Imposed Earlier on Basic Behavioral Research
The National Institutes of Health is delaying for two years some of the clinical trials requirements it earlier attempted to impose on basic research.