Unconscious Thought

New Research From Psychological Science

Read about the latest research published in Psychological Science: Young Children See a Single Action and Infer a Social Norm: Promiscuous Normativity in 3-Year-Olds Marco F. H. Schmidt, Lucas P. Butler, Julia Heinz, and Michael Tomasello Children live in a social world, and that world has norms relating to behavior. Studies More

The Science of Intuition: How to Measure ‘Hunches’ and ‘Gut Feelings’

Live Science: Whether you call it a “gut feeling,” an “inner voice” or a “sixth sense,” intuition can play a real part in people’s decision making, a new study suggests. For the first time, researchers devised a technique to measure intuition. After using this method, they found evidence that people can More

Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science

Aimed at integrating cutting-edge psychological science into the classroom, Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science offers advice and how-to guidance about teaching a particular area of research or topic in psychological science that has been the focus of an article in the APS journal Current Directions in Psychological Science. Current More

Intuition – It’s More Than a Feeling

Great leaders make smart decisions, even in difficult circumstances. From Albert Einstein to Oprah Winfrey, many top leaders ascribe their success to having followed their intuition. New research shows how going with our gut instincts can help guide us to faster, more accurate decisions. Intuition — the idea that individuals More