Heuristics

New Research From Psychological Science

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science: Money Earlier or Later? Simple Heuristics Explain Intertemporal Choices Better Than Delay Discounting Does Keith M. Marzilli Ericson, John Myles White, David Laibson, and Jonathan D. Cohen People frequently make decisions that have both short- and long-term consequences. These decisions — called More

New Research From Psychological Science

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science: Task-Focused Behavior Mediates the Associations Between Supportive Interpersonal Environments and Students’ Academic Performance Noona Kiuru, Eija Pakarinen, Kati Vasalampi, Gintautas Silinskas, Kaisa Aunola, Anna-Maija Poikkeus, Riitta-Leena Metsäpelto, Marja-Kristiina Lerkkanen, and Jari-Erik Nurmi Does providing students with a supportive environment help them learn More

Young Children Take Authoritarian Cues From Their Parents

Some people bridle at the very idea of having to bend to authority. Others, however, value following a leader and playing by the rules, a trait that researchers refer to as “authoritarianism.” Studies suggest that a person’s level of authoritarianism is correlated with various sociopolitical orientations, and they further indicate More