New Content From Current Directions in Psychological Science
A sample of articles on ADHD, how nervous systems process information about quantities, the tactile system, uncertainty, the agents of influence, and much more.
Can Shifting Social Norms Help Mitigate Climate Change?
An interdisciplinary team of researchers reports on how social norms—“patterns of behaviors or values that depend on expectations about what others do and/or think should be done”—can be harnessed to bring about collective climate action and policy change.
Scaling Up Change: A Critical Review and Practical Guide to Harnessing Social Norms for Climate Action
The authors discuss how social norms can be harnessed for climate action, which can include efforts to mitigate greenhouse-gas emissions through personal actions, policy support, or activism, and efforts to increase communities’ resilience and adaptive capacity to extreme weather events and other impacts of climate change.
How to Handle Your Re-Entry Anxiety as the Pandemic Recedes
A lot of people have been asking me the same question lately: How can I cope with my re-entry anxiety? Folks are worried about how to stay safe while socializing; how to discuss their comfort
How to Promote Equity at Home as Moms are being Forced from the Workforce
Just one year ago, dads were as likely as moms to crowd the halls of my kids’ elementary school at morning drop-off and wash burp cloths at the laundromat, babies strapped to their chests. I
How Elvis Got Americans to Accept the Polio Vaccine
APS Member/Author: Hal Hershfield In late 1956, Elvis Presley was on the precipice of global stardom. “Heartbreak Hotel” had reached number one on the charts earlier that year and Love Me Tender, his debut film