Interpersonal Interaction

Damasio Receives Grawemeyer Award

The Grawemeyer Foundation has named APS Fellow Antonio Damasio, whose research suggested emotions have a critical effect on reasoning and decision-making, the recipient of the prestigious 2014 Grawemeyer Award for Psychology. Damasio, David Dornsife Professor and director of the Brain and Creativity Institute at the University of Southern California, won More

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

C. Nathan DeWall, University of Kentucky, and renowned textbook author and APS Fellow David G. Myers, Hope College, have teamed up to create a series of Observer columns aimed at integrating cutting-edge psychological science into the classroom. Each column will offer advice and how-to guidance about teaching a particular area More

Actually, Do Let Them See You Sweat: The Science Behind Why Sweating Before Negotiating Is Good

Fast Company: “If you’re sweating and your heart rate is up, it’s seen as a sign something is going wrong, that you’re too nervous, off balance, flustered,” M.I.T. associate professor Jared Curhan tells the New York Times. “Whereas we’re showing that something could be very right.” The “very right” is More