The July Collection: Five Research Briefs
From a cross-cultural spin on the classic “marshmallow experiment” to deceitful 911 homicide calls to what true smiles do, new research in APS journals explores a broad range of topics, including visual memory and success. In this episode of Under the Cortex, APS’s Ludmila Nunes and Andy DeSoto discuss five of our most interesting new research papers.
New Content From Perspectives on Psychological Science
A sample of articles on antibias interventions, a databank to improve science, aging and emotion regulation, comparisons between interventions, failure, and more.
The Marshmallow Test: Bunkum or a True Predictor of Future Success?
You know those times when you try to share a favorite movie, band, or restaurant with friends, and they just don’t get it? For mysterious reasons, you can’t refashion the moment for them as you
New Research in Psychological Science
A sample of research on risk perception, word-meaning representations, identity concealment and stigma, success and overconfidence, vigilance and attention, choice, integration of automated advice in decision, perception of 2D and 3D objects, and genetic factors involved in the judgments about casual sex and drug use.
Helping Students Cope with the Pressure to Succeed
Experts say that students from high achieving schools, who are privileged in terms of educational opportunities, are at greater risk of substance abuse, depression and anxiety than the national norm, because of an unrelenting, insidious
Stop Keeping Score
I am an inveterate scorekeeper. I can go back decades and find lists of goals I set for myself to gauge “success” by certain milestone birthdays. For example, in my 20s, I had a to-do list