New Research From Clinical Psychological Science
A sample of research on voter perceptions of Donald Trump’s personality, depression and self-esteem, trauma exposure, digital-media use and depressive symptoms, pathological personality traits, social anxiety disorder and social interactions, and how to eat healthier.
Voters’ Preexisting Opinions Shift to Align with Political Party Positions
The views expressed by political party leaders can change how individual voters feel about an issue, according to findings from a longitudinal study of voters in New Zealand.
Why We Should Lower the Voting Age to 16
The young people who have come forward to call for gun control in the wake of the mass shooting at their high school in Parkland, Fla., are challenging the tiresome stereotype of American kids as
Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science
Featured Articles: “Understanding Mind From Matter: What Does Prehistoric Farming Say About Your Prefrontal Cortex?” and “To Err Is Human: The Psychological Science of Voting Mistakes”
Anxious about the election? Here’s some perspective.
The Washington Post: It’s hard to recall another time as uncertain as this. Americans are worried that they are vulnerable to terrorist attacks , that they won’t have enough money to retire or pay medical
The Problems with Poor Ballot Design
Scientific American: Tensions are mounting as we hurtle towards Election Day this Tuesday, yet with all the focus on who’s voting and where, most of us have put little thought into another essential part of