Sociocultural Factors

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Women Show Cognitive Advantage in Gender-Equal Countries

Women’s cognitive functioning past middle age may be affected by the degree of gender equality in the country they live in, according to new findings from Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. “This research is a first attempt to shed light on important, but understudied, adverse More

APS Fellows Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Five APS Fellows, including APS Past President Henry L. “Roddy” Roediger, III, have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. APS Fellows Baruch Fischhoff, Robert M. Seyfarth, and Michael Tomasello are also among the 84 newly elected More