New Research From Psychological Science

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science: Not So Innocent: Toddlers’ Inferences About Costs and Culpability Julian Jara-Ettinger, Joshua B. Tenenbaum, and Laura E. Schulz How do perceptions of competence and motivation influence children’s social evaluations of others? Children watched two puppets push a button on a toy. When More

Articulating Oral Health Behavior Change in HIV-Positive Adults with Health Behavior Theory

At baseline, we delivered Information-Motivation-Behavioral Skills (IBM) Model-informed oral health behavior change messages to HIV-infected adults with periodontal disease. At recall, subjects self-reported making specific behavior changes; more rigorous research is presently limited by the lack of a directly observed assessment instrument to measure oral hygiene skill mastery. -Lance T. More

Neuropsychological Correlates of Emotion Regulation in Women With HIV: An ERP Study

In case you missed it, Roger C. McIntosh presented his research at the APS 24th Annual Convention in Chicago, Illinois, USA. HIV-positive women are shown to demonstrate emotional deficit. The regulation of emotions is thought to require some executive function (EF) capacity. Since HIV/AIDS affects cortical areas which sub-serve EF More