Virtual News Briefings at APS 2022 Convention
Journalists are invited to attend two virtual media briefings during the 2022 APS Annual Convention.
Embracing Discomfort Can Open Our Minds to New Ideas
When trying something new, discomfort might feel like a sign we’re in over our heads. Embracing these feelings as a part of learning could help motivate personal growth.
New Research in Psychological Science
A sample of research on how people view themselves and integrate others’ feedback, similarity reasoning in children, advice from top performers, science learning, working memory distortions, memory updating, motor coordination, and perceptions of authenticity.
Collected Research by Asian American and Pacific Islander Psychological Scientists
Research by psychological scientists Serena Chen, Stephen Chen, Angela Duckworth, and Jackson Lu.
Why Mind Wandering Can Be Actually Good For You
Whether it’s thinking about your goals, running future scenarios, replaying old memories or simply wondering what you’d have for dinner tonight—science shows that mind wandering accounts for more than 45% of your waking hours every day.
Ruthless Competition, Top-Dog Cultures, and Too Few Women
An organizational emphasis on intellectual superiority can contribute to a “masculinity-contest culture” that may discourage women from jumping in.