Myth: The Lightbulb Moment, Innovation’s Most Misleading Meme
Edward Wasserman explores the origin of the famous “lightbulb moment,” how the popular cliché originated, and what can be learned from it.
Sword From the Stone: Developing Leadership Across the Ages
Other than a handful of modern monarchs and heirs to proverbial corporate thrones, most leaders aren’t born, they’re developed. Researchers are just beginning to investigate how individuals of all ages learn to take the reins.
Up-and-Coming Voices: Entrepreneurship and Leadership in Psychological Science
Previews of relevant research by students and early-career scientists.
What Defines Young Leaders? More Research Could Benefit Youth and Society Broadly
Lead author Jennifer Tackett: “The rapid development of personality, peer relationships, values and vocational identity during this period, make adolescence an optimal time for developing leadership potential.”
Collected Research by Asian American and Pacific Islander Psychological Scientists
Research by psychological scientists Serena Chen, Stephen Chen, Angela Duckworth, and Jackson Lu.
New Research in Psychological Science
A sample of research on the development of political attitudes, dominant leaders, sustained stress and aging, gender gaps in self-presentation, the neural representations of romantic partners, facial impressions, cognitive conflict and aging, and refugees’ identity.