New Research in Psychological Science
A sample of research on the development of liking gaps, memory for similar events, personality traits and health, empathy bias, context and risky choice, forecasting of relationship support, gender stereotypes of sexual behavior, and happiness and social interactions.
Without Clear Pandemic Rules, People Take On More Risks As Fear And Vigilance Wane
… Research shows that when it comes to risk assessment, people are more likely to believe something hazardous will occur when they can easily picture it: Maybe it’s already happened to them, or they’ve seen or
New Research From Psychological Science
A sampling of research about the effects of information timing on risky choices and on visual word representation in reading.
Here’s a Better Way to Deal With Life’s Risks
The world is an uncertain and risky place. The news constantly bombards us with scary situations from school shootings to gruesome murders. Risk is everywhere and associated with everything. For example, the Centers for Disease
Baruch Fischhoff Awarded Carnegie Fellowship
The APS Fellow will devote his fellowship to the production of a book drawing on his work in decision science.
Force Overtime? Or Go for the Win?
On Jan. 16, 2016, with time expiring in the fourth quarter of a playoff game between the Green Bay Packers and the Arizona Cardinals, the Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers completed an improbable Hail Mary touchdown