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It’s About Time

In a cross-cutting theme program, "The Meaning of Time," at the 2016 APS Annual Convention, psychological scientists shared research on the ways humans think about the past, present, and future. ... More>

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Investigating Social Contagion With Digital Tools

Accumulating research provides evidence for a provocative idea that certain behaviors — such as smoking and eating habits — are contagious. Data suggest that we’re influenced not only by the behavior of our friends, family, and acquaintances, but also by the behavior of the people they know, and so on. How do these behaviors diffuse through a series of social connections? ... More>


Society for Affective Science to Host Third Annual Conference

Registration is now open for The Society for Affective Science’s third annual conference, which will feature a presidential symposium, invited addresses, TED-style talks, and much more. ... More>

The Mixed Blessing of Workplace Friendships

Workplace friendships are associated with boosts in mood and performance, but new research suggests that these relationships can also be emotionally depleting. ... More>

Are Teenagers Getting Less Lonely?