Special Episode I: APS 2023 Spence Awardees on Fresh Starts, Time Perception, and the Well-being of Black Families
Riana Elyse Anderson, Ed O’Brien, and Hengchen Dai discuss how to study and improve the well-being and functioning of Black families, the importance of time in how people perceive progress, and how fresh starts can feel motivating.
Communicating Psychological Science: Fan Favorite Carmen Callizo-Romero on Presenting a Thesis in Just 3 Minutes
2022 Pitch Perfect Fan Favorite Carmen Callizo-Romero discusses preparing her 3-minute thesis, the benefits of competing, and her advice for future competitors.
Why It’s Not Enough to Just Spend More Time With Your Partner, According to a Psychologist
Many people come to therapy worried that they may not be spending enough time with their partner. They ask questions like: We know that spending time with our significant other is important. However, it is
Why Dates and Times Seem to Lose Their Meaning
The dates on the calendar and the time on a clock are some of the most ubiquitous and easily understood numbers in our lives. And yet over the past two years, many Americans have felt
New Content From Current Directions in Psychological Science
A sample of articles on brain and learning, handedness in primates, cognitive modeling and large-scale digital data, language, blame, credibility in psychological science, musical synchrony, innovations in clinical science and assessment.
Why Having Too Much Free Time Can be as Bad for You as Having Too Little
Have you ever had one of those days — that turned into weeks — when you had approximately 645 things to do and not a single minute for leisure time? Like many of us, Cassie