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Can Personality Traits Predict Who Chokes Under Pressure?

Researchers from Texas A&M University find a link between specific personality traits and poor decision-making under pressure. ... More>

Teaching Current Directions

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Featured articles: “The Marriage of Relationship Science and Evolutionary Psychology” and “Simulating Cultural Evolution” ... More>

Face It: Nonprofit CEOs Benefit from Having a Baby Face

New research from the University of Toronto finds that the facial features that benefit leaders of for-profit companies can actually hurt the effectiveness of non-profit CEOs. ... More>

Observer Article

Are Neutral Faces Really Neutral?

A symposium at the 2016 APS Annual Convention in Chicago featuring five psychological scientists examined just how unemotional our neutral faces really are and explained how people often derive meaning from these expressionless faces nonetheless. ... More>

Why It’s So Hard to Shake a Bad First Impression

New research shows that it takes relatively little evidence to convince us of someone’s moral decline, and substantially more evidence to convince us of their moral improvement. ... More>