Keeping Up With the Crowd
Flocks of birds. Schools of fish. Shoppers on the Champs-Élysées. Each species has its own way of moving as a group. Integrative science has begun to unravel the psychological processes that allow crowds of people to move harmoniously.
White liberals dumb themselves down when they speak to black people, a new study contends
You have recently joined a book club. Before each meeting, one member of the literary collective sends an email to the club secretary offering a few thoughts on the assigned text. This month, it’s your
Teams in Space: It Isn’t Just Rocket Science
A growing cadre of behavioral scientists is helping NASA understand how astronauts will function as teams on long-duration space missions — including a journey to Mars.
There’s a Downside to Attending an Academically Selective School, Study Says
When sending their children to school, parents will often aim for schools with high scores and challenging programs, but according to a new analysis of data from Project TALENT, selective schools with a higher average achievement level may
Back Page: The Chronicles of a ‘Me-Searcher’
Sarah Gaither shares how her experiences as a biracial individual have informed her psychological research on identity.
When Moral Outrage Goes Viral, It Can Come Across as Bullying
People tend to view a social media comment that calls out offensive behavior positively, but not when it’s echoed by several other commenters.