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Introducing the Kavli HUMAN Project

A massively ambitious new research collaboration may soon become psychological science’s answer to the Human Genome Project. The goal of the Kavli HUMAN Project, a new collaboration between New York University’s (NYU) Institute for the Interdisciplinary Study of Decision Making (IISDM) and the Kavli Foundation, is no less than to More

Older Adults Are Bigger Risk Takers in High-Poverty Countries

People’s propensity to take physical, social, legal, or financial risks typically decreases as they age, but not in countries with high poverty and income inequality, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Examining data from 77 countries, researchers from the University More

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Edited by C. Nathan DeWall and David G. Myers  Aimed at integrating cutting-edge psychological science into the classroom, Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science offers advice and how-to guidance about teaching a particular area of research or topic in psychological science that has been the focus of an article in More